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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

Game On!

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

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

Game On!

Chess Club

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Citizenship Class

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Prepare for Citizenship Program

Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library.

Classes meet 3 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free...

Citizenship Class

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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

La clase de meditación guiada

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Conéctate con el presente a través de una meditación guiada.  Aprende:

la diferencia entre el dolor y el sufrimiento reprograma la mente, sale de piloto automático técnicas de mindfulness para combatir la ansiedad y la depresión...
La clase de meditación guiada

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 25   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   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

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

Toy Time

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults exhibitions

To observe the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Bay Ridge library will have a special exhibit on Jewish Refuges in Shanghai during WWII.

When Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, he issued a...

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Adult Coloring

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Jan 27   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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Jan 27   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults 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

Movies @ the Library: Tolkien

Mon, Jan 27   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

 (Drama) 112 Minutes  Explores the formative years of the renowned author's life as he finds friendship, courage, and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens...

Movies @ the Library: Tolkien

Chess Club

Mon, Jan 27   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Game On!

Mon, Jan 27   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!

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Jan 27   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

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Your favorite neighborhood kindness event is back! Come paint rocks to hide all over the neighborhood. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a participant adult, as this activity can be challenging/messy!

Kids Create: Bay Ridge Rocks

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school music

Jon Berger shares wisdom from his 35-year-career as a percussionist on Broadway and in the recording  studio.  Participants will experience hands-on how percussion sound effects are used in the theater, TV, and movies to tell stories,...

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

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

JAN
28

Toy Time

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults exhibitions

To observe the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Bay Ridge library will have a special exhibit on Jewish Refuges in Shanghai during WWII.

When Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, he issued a...

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Creative Writing

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Practice meditation and exercise, increase energy and vitality, reduce stress, and enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise and Meditation Class

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Mahjong

Tue, Jan 28   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

Chess Club

Tue, Jan 28   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework Helper Joe is here to help on a first come, first served basis. 

Homework Help

Children's Movie

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   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

Google Apps

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

Game On!

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Game On!

Family Movie Night: Mirai

Tue, Jan 28   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

When Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun...

Family Movie Night: Mirai

JAN
29

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Wed, Jan 29   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults exhibitions

To observe the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27), Bay Ridge library will have a special exhibit on Jewish Refuges in Shanghai during WWII.

When Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in the 1930s and 1940s, he issued a...

Jewish Refuges in Shanghai Exhibit

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Jan 29   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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 29   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

Story Time

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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

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