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SEP
23

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Sep 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

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

SEP
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

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

Identity Theft Seminar

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults internet safety

At this seminar, Rey Tariche, Flushing Bank Senior Vice President/Chief Security Officer, and former FBI Agent, will discuss the best ways for you to DETER identity thieves, DETECT identity theft, and DEFEND against identity theft as soon as it...

Identity Theft Seminar

SEP
25

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

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

Ask a Tech

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

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

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

SEP
26

Children's Sing-Along

Thu, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years music

Sing along at the top of your lungs to all of your favorite children's songs like "Wheels on Bus" and  "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"!  We'll be accompanied by a guitarist and all the lyrics will be displayed on a...

Children's Sing-Along

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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

Family Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets 2

Thu, Sep 26   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Max the terrier encounters canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey when he visits the countryside. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses...
Family Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets 2

SEP
27

Story Play

Fri, Sep 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

SEP
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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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

SEP
30

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Sep 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

OCT
1

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

Brooklyn Gardening Days

Wed, Oct 2   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults environment gardening

Join the Human Impacts Institute in caring for our green spaces at the Williamsburg Public Library. Our goal: beautify the library grounds, create community relationships, promote green space, mitigate air pollution, and prevent stormwater runoff...

Brooklyn Gardening Days

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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 3   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

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

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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Oct 8   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

Internet Basics

Tue, Oct 8   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics

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