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JUL
23

Toy Time

Tue, Jul 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Family Open Play Cancelled

Tue, Jul 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Introduction to American Sign Language

Tue, Jul 23   11:30 am to 12:30 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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Jul 23   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Game On!

Tue, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids game on! kids explore

Join us on the children's floor for your favorite board games.

Game On!

Adult Art Club: Watercolor Collage

Tue, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come explore your creative side while listening to some relaxing music. This is a two-part craft exploring color and texture.  First we'll be using watercolors to stain various papers and then we'll repurpose them in a collage design of...

Adult Art Club: Watercolor Collage

E-Books / Internet Resources

Tue, Jul 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

  IPart: Come and get introduced to BKLYN E-Books & Media downloadble collection that can be read or played on PC, tablets, e-readers and other portable devices.

  IIPart: This part offers a tour on Brooklyn Public Library...

E-Books / Internet Resources

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 23   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

JUL
24

Toy Time

Wed, Jul 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Jul 24   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, Jul 24   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

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jul 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

Reading Coach

Wed, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help summer reading

Need help with your summer homework? Want to practice your reading skills or share a story? Reading Coach Qiong Zhou Huang will be here on a first come, first served basis to help out.

Reading Coach

Kids Create: Lanyard

Wed, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

Karaoke for Kids

Wed, Jul 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge

Get ready to sing your heart out--practice up on your favorites and come blow us away!

Karaoke for Kids

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Jul 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults microsoft office

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel. Create your own spreadsheets for budgets and charts for everyday use. You will learn how to save it to a flash drive. IMPORTANT: Please bring a flash drive with at least 2GB (available at most local...

Microsoft Excel Basics

JUL
25

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Kids Explore: Space

Thu, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids explore library lab

Join us for children's programming all about space.

Kids Explore: Space

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Jul 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The role-playing adventure continues. The campaign advances.

Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by our Dungeon Master.

Bring your imagination.

Materials and dice will be...

Dungeons and Dragons

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English with others learners with our volunteer English Conversation Group leader.

(Class was previously cancelled, but it WILL be held!)

English Conversation Group

Book Club: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Thu, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults book club summer reading

“If three characters were good in Big Little Lies, nine are even better in Nine Perfect Strangers.” ―Lisa Scottoline, The New York Times Book Review

Liane Moriarty's latest offering is a hugely enjoyable psychological...

Book Club: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

JUL
26

Toy Time

Fri, Jul 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Resume Help by Appointment

Fri, Jul 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Get your resume and cover letter ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch! Register below with your email address to make an appointment. We can help make a resume from scratch, or just be a...

Register
Resume Help by Appointment

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jul 26   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Jul 26   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

Family Open Play

Fri, Jul 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Talking Needles

Fri, Jul 26   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Talking Needles

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

JUL
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jul 27   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jul 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice speaking and listening to English.  This group meets on the second floor. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

JUL
29

Toy Time

Mon, Jul 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years kids explore

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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Movies @ the Library: Vice

Mon, Jul 29   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama/Comedy) 132 Minutes Christian Bale stars as Dick Cheney in this epic tale of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world. Co-starring Amy Adams, Steve Carell, and Sam Rockwell, it is a darkly...

Movies @ the Library: Vice

Chess Club

Mon, Jul 29   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids chess workshop

Play chess with your friends. There is no instructor in the summer months, so this program is a bit less formal, but we still encourage everyone to play!

Chess Club

Reading Coach

Mon, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help summer reading

Need help with your summer homework? Want to practice your reading skills or share a story? Reading Coach Wendy will be here on a first come, first served basis to help out.

Reading Coach

Kids Create

Mon, Jul 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join us for a craft project. Children of all ages are welcome!

Kids Create

JUL
30

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jul 30   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 30   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Jul 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

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StoryPlay 11am

Family Open Play

Tue, Jul 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years story play

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Introduction to American Sign Language

Tue, Jul 30   11:30 am to 12:30 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

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Free summer meals! Bag lunches for anyone 0-18 years old. Must be eaten on site. Participation requires no ID, registration, or documentation.
 

Free Summer Meals

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Jul 30   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Knitting and crocheting in a fun, friendly group. Learn, teach, chat, or just knit! Please bring your own materials.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Game On!

Tue, Jul 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids game on! kids explore

Join us on the children's floor for your favorite board games.

Game On!

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