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OCT
18

Build with LEGO

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long day at school? No problem! Join us at our our very own LEGO Club where you can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let you imagination run wild with your own very design.

Ages: 6-12

Build with LEGO

Computer Basics

Thu, Oct 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults 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

OCT
19

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. 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 other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 19   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens 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

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindegarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool ready set kindergarten

Children ages 3 - 5 years old and their caregivers.

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math...

Ready, Set, Kindegarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

OCT
22

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Oct 22   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)

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults 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

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

OCT
23

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years 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

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 23   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Tuesdays from 3:30pm -4pm and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
24

Science Baby!

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books science baby stem & steam toddler time

Join us at the library for this special 8-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

Ask A Tech

Wed, Oct 24   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Oct 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

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

 

Kids Tech Time

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Practice English in a Conversation Group

OCT
25

Build with LEGO

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long day at school? No problem! Join us at our our very own LEGO Club where you can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let you imagination run wild with your own very design.

Ages: 6-12

Build with LEGO

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Join us for a sytem-wide reading of the book Maybe Something Beautiful, by Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, followed by Build with LEGO.

Read for the Record

Computer Basics

Thu, Oct 25   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 25   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults 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

OCT
26

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. 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 other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 26   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Oct 26   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens 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

OCT
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindegarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool ready set kindergarten

Children ages 3 - 5 years old and their caregivers.

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math...

Ready, Set, Kindegarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

OCT
29

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Oct 29   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)

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults 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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Oct 29   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Kids Create

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Start the school week by relaxing with fun arts and crafts activities!

Age Group: 6 – 12 yo

Kids Create

OCT
30

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 30   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

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