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StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Aug 20   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

Playtime for Kids

Tue, Aug 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids create story play

Come and play with friends

Playtime for Kids

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 20   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.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Aug 20   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...

StoryPlay 11am

Coloring Club

Tue, Aug 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

Ask a Tech

Tue, Aug 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Aug 20   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Tue, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults benefit assistance everyone is welcome here social services

Come in with any questions you have about the many social services offered by the city. In the lobby. No registration required.

NYC Department of Social Services Information Table

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 20   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

The Jolly Lollies: A Universe of Stories

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids live music

Jolly  Lollies leads music program for preschoolers

The Jolly Lollies: A Universe of Stories

Suzi Sheldon, a Musical Performance for Kids

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids music performance

Suzi Shelton is a music and movement specialist, teacher, and family performer. She has been rocking parents and kids alike for over 10+ years in such prestigious venues as Symphony Space and the White House Easter Egg Hunt.

Suzi Sheldon, a Musical Performance for Kids

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

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

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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Toy Time

Wed, Aug 21   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

Board Games

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjopy playing with your friends

Board Games

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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

Board Games and "Dungeons and Dragons." Cancelled

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Teens game on!

Every Wednesday in the chidren's room, the Kings Bay Branch will have board games featuring the roll playing game "Dungeons and Dragons." If you are a fan of the television show "Game of Thrones" then this is for you!

Come Play with...

Board Games and "Dungeons and Dragons."

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults microsoft office

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word. Create your own template for writing personal and business letters, and learn how to save it to a flash drive. IMPORTANT: Please bring a flash drive with at least 2GB (available at most local Target/...

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   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

Coloring Club

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Aug 22   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

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Playtime for Kids

Fri, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids create story play

Come and play with friends

Playtime for Kids

StoryPlay

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy 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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Babies & Books

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood in this interactive storytime program for ages 0-18 months.

If you have a daycare, Pre-K, or other group and would like to attend...

Babies & Books

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening. Cancelled

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Aug 23   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Talking Needles

Fri, Aug 23   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, Aug 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

Arts and Crafts

Fri, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Fun arts and crafts projects for children.

Arts and Crafts

Board Games

Fri, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids table-top & board games

Come and enjopy playing with your friends

Board Games

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some new ones that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Coloring Club

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

English Conversation Group

Sat, Aug 24   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

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Toy Time

Mon, Aug 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

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Aug 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, Aug 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 26   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

Movies @ the Library: A Quiet Passion

Mon, Aug 26   2:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Drama) 126 Minutes The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death. Stars Cynthia Nixon. Rated Pg-13.

 

 

Movies @ the Library: A Quiet Passion

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Aug 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick 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 (Bushwick)

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StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Aug 27   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

Playtime for Kids

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids create story play

Come and play with friends

Playtime for Kids

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 27   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.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

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