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FEB
19

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Teen Time

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Adult Coloring

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults arts and crafts positive aging

Pick up a coloring page and express yourself! All supplies are provided.

Adult Coloring

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 19   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

FEB
20

Chess Club

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Feb 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 0-5.  Open play with toys and DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Feb 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Gaming for Teens

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

DIY: Community Service Kits

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Ask for a community service kit at our front desk to complete small projects to earn 1-2 hours of community service credit. Projects include: drawing greeting cards for senior citizens, creating tote bags for women's shelters, and aligning...

DIY: Community Service Kits

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Feb 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

FEB
21

Chess Club

Fri, Feb 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

English Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Feb 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Study with a professional artist.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fun Fridays

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen time video games

Start your weekend of fun at the library with your friends! Enjoy board games, video games, VR games, Karaoke, crafts and more…

Every Friday from 3pm.

Fun Fridays

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

This week we will focus on the work of famous African American poets.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play or improve your game from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

FEB
22

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a...

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

FEB
23

Chess Club

Sun, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

FEB
24

Chess Club

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

ESOL Class

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Story Play

Mon, Feb 24   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Story play is for ages 0-5 and includes stories, songs, and play.

*Space is limited.  Tickets are given out at 11 am on a first come, first served basis (2nd floor information desk).

Story Play

Gaming for Teens

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Teen Time

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time teen time

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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Feb 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Homework Help

Mon, Feb 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

FEB
25

Chess Club

Tue, Feb 25   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

ESOL Class

Tue, Feb 25   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Story Play

Tue, Feb 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Chair yoga

Tue, Feb 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Little Scientist

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years after school little scientists stem & steam

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Children learn through stories, play and exploration.

Ages 3 and up!

Little Scientist

Gaming for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Teens game on table-top & board games

Whether you're a fan of traditional games like Chess and Uno, or are interested in new favorires like Pandemic and Bears vs. Babies*, come on over to the J Reference desk and borrow a game in exchange for your library card.

*No actually...

Gaming for Teens

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Feb 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends. Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Build with LEGO

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

For ages 6 and up.  Open build - let your master builder skills run wild!

Build with LEGO

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