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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Aug 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Cancelled
Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

summer reading closing celebration

Come join us for our end of Summer Reading celebration. Listen and Jam with Jamie and Friends.

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Welcome to littleBits

Mon, Aug 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Welcome to littleBits

Our Garden Club

Mon, Aug 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For children with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

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Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years storytime summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Puzzle Hour

Tue, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Solve wordsearch puzzles and other brain teasers. For all ages.

Puzzle Hour

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

adult learning 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

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Aug 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Tuesday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Tuesday Tech Hour

Fiber Arts Group

Tue, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our monthly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

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Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

storytime toddler time

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers! For 18-36 months.

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

babies & books first five years summer reading

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Build Lego Mindstorms

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids will learn the basics of building fundamentals and programming basics to create robots.

Build Lego Mindstorms

Ark for the Arts: Valentino Clean-Up

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

community partner storytime

Red Hook Library and Ark for the Arts are heading to the pier for a storytime and an underwater cleanup at Valentino Pier! Divers will clean underwater at Valentino Park. What will they find?

 

Ark for the Arts: Valentino Clean-Up

Art with Digital Media

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Art with Digital Media is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

Register
Art with Digital Media

Kids Create

Wed, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

kids create storytime summer reading

Join us for a story and create a related artwork! For kids 5 and up; younger kids are welcome with an adult.

Kids Create

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Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? 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 class, register for the TASC exam or National External...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning citizenship

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event Cancelled
U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Game On! Board Games

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

summer reading table-top & board games

Play board games and check in with librarians about your Summer Reading!

Game On! Board Games

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

Thursday Tech Hour

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Join our Thursday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Thursday Tech Hour

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Thu, Aug 23   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

health and wellness

Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of expert-led workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health! 

Come to this fun...

Red Hook Eats its Greens

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Library Lanes

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

library lanes techknowledge

If you love bowling, you'll love this library lanes! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes

Build with Duplo

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

build with duplo first five years summer reading

Come and build with Duplo.

Build with Duplo

Resume Help

Fri, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Teen Time

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? 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 class, register for the TASC exam or National External...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Sat, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

health and wellness

Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of expert-led workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health! 

Come to this fun...

Red Hook Eats its Greens

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Red Hook Library

build with lego summer reading

Calling Master Builders and Emmets alike*! Build with LEGO Saturday afternoons.

Plus, special for Summer Reading 2018: keep what you build! (While supplies last.)

*See: The LEGO Movie

Build with LEGO

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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Aug 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Welcome to littleBits

Mon, Aug 27   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Welcome to littleBits

Our Garden Club

Mon, Aug 27   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

gardening inclusive services

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For children with and without disabilities.

Our Garden Club

Red Hook Book Club: How Should a Person Be? Edition

Mon, Aug 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Red Hook Library

book club book discussion

Join us at the Record Shop at 360 Van Brunt for the next installment of the Red Hook Book Club!

By turns loved and reviled upon its U.S. publication, Sheila Heti's "breakthrough novel" (Chris Kraus, Los Angeles Review of Books...

Red Hook Book Club: How Should a Person Be? Edition

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Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

Lunch will be served 1:15-2:00 Monday-Friday from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Summer Meals

Puzzle Hour

Tue, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Solve wordsearch puzzles and other brain teasers. For all ages.

Puzzle Hour

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