E.g., Aug 19 2019
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19

Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Lunch and a Movie

Mon, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Mon, Aug 19   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning yalp

Are you a young adult and have plans to PASS the high school equivalency exam? If so, then read on...

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is one of several adult education options at BPL! It’s designed specifically for young adults to...

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Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) - HSE Screening

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us for an exploration of a different topic each week with books and crafts!

Kids Explore

AUG
20

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Aug 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Lunch and a Movie

Tue, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Perfecting Your Pitch

Tue, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Meet Camille Newman-Alleyne, first place winner of the 2010 PowerUP! Business Plan Competition and many other pitch competitions. Camille will conduct an interactive workshop on how to craft a great pitch that explains the purpose of your company...

Register
Perfecting Your Pitch

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21

Board Games

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 21   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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22

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

AUG
23

Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

AUG
24

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Stories from Latin America with Flor Bromley

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

Stories from Latin America with Flor Bromley

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear stories read aloud. All ages welcome!

Únete a nosotros cada Sábado para escuchar cuentos. Todos edades están bienvenidos!

Saturday Storytime

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26

Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 (Washington Irving)

Lunch and a Movie

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids explore

Join us for an exploration of a different topic each week with books and crafts!

Kids Explore

AUG
27

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Aug 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Lunch and a Movie

Tue, Aug 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids book club book discussion reading is fundamental summer reading

Bring whatever you’re reading to share with other kids and the library staff. We will talk about our books and do fun activities that celebrate our own creativity. If you’re not reading anything, don’t worry – come without a book, and we’ll make...

Bring-Your-Own-Book Club (with RIF)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Free book giveaway! Come to the information desk to register and receive free books.

Aprendan la importancia de leer y ganar libros gratis cada tercera visita. 

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

AUG
28

Board Games

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play an old favorite or learn a new board game from the library’s collection, including: Apples to Apples, chess, Boggle, Bananagrams, and many more.

Board Games

Lunch and a Movie

Wed, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5 - 9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Feel free to attend one,...

Team Up To Read: Summer Edition

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Aug 28   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

AUG
29

Lunch and a Movie

Thu, Aug 29   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

An imaginative Lego building series with a space exploration theme. Each week the Star Colony Cadets will complete an essential building task.

Build with LEGO: Star Colonies

AUG
30

Toddler Time

Fri, Aug 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for songs, books, and play. 0-5 years. 

Toddler Time

Lunch and a Movie

Fri, Aug 30   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids family movie free summer meals movies movies at the library

Free summer meals for anyone ages 0 – 18, no identification required. Cool off and watch a movie while eating lunch. 

Lunch and a Movie

SEP
3

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Sep 3   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

SEP
4

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

SEP
5

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Sep 5   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event Register
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

SEP
7

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sat, Sep 7   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults mental health mhfa

As part of the City's ThriveNYC initiative, the NYC Health Department is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. This is an eight hour training. Youth Mental Health First Aid introduces participants to...

Featured Event Register
Youth Mental Health First Aid

SEP
11

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

SEP
12

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Sep 12   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

SEP
18

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

SEP
24

THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

Tue, Sep 24   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults alzheimer's

An interactive experience with New York Memory Center and Right at Home of Brooklyn.

 

Join us on an emotional journey to experience the realities of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s  Disease and dementia....

Register
THE VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR ®

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25

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

OCT
2

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Wed, Oct 2   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event Register
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

OCT
21

Ask for More: Salary Negotiation Workshop

Mon, Oct 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

The Library’s Business & Career Center has partnered with women.nyc and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to present this workshop that will empower you to successfully negotiate for fair pay for the rest of your career...

Register
Ask for More: Salary Negotiation Workshop

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