E.g., Jan 24 2019
JAN
24

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 24   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

Resume Coaching

Thu, Jan 24   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

From October through January receive resume assistance from a trained volunteer.

Job seekers will be provided individual help with resume, cover letter, and other employment related objectives.

Cancelled
Resume Coaching

JAN
25

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Story Play

Fri, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Jan 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults

 

Drop In for the Opportunity to play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome.

Friday Afternoons, 3:30-5:30

Art and Music Division Third Floor 718-230-2184

Chess Club

Cross Cultural Conversations

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Discussion of all things human.

Cross Cultural Conversations

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 25   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

JAN
26

The Friends of New Utrecht Fundraiser

Sat, Jan 26   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month friends of the library lunar new year valentine's day

 

The Friends of New Utrecht Library will be selling jewelry and handmade ornaments to support the library. Find a unique gift while helping the branch to provide excellent programs for our community.

 

Featured Event
The Friends of New Utrecht Fundraiser

Workshop: Music Videos that Count

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults environment film music

Explore topics of waste and consumption, while learning what goes into making your favorite music videos and why visual storytelling matters. Learn from the Human Impacts Institute's Artist-in-Residence, Christine Arroyo, who has created music...

Workshop: Music Videos that Count

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
28

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

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

Morning Movies: Ant Man and the Wasp

Mon, Jan 28   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Come see the playful and engaging Marvel sequel on our big screen.  Ant Man struggles with being both a father and a superhero, when he is called upon to once again fight alongside the Wasp to battle a powerful new enemy.

Morning Movies: Ant Man and the Wasp

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us  and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you!

Do It Yourself: DIY

JAN
29

Microsoft Excel Basics III

Tue, Jan 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Participants must have knowledge on...

Microsoft Excel Basics III

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Family Movie Night: Smallfoot

Tue, Jan 29   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

An animated adventure for all ages with original music and an all-star cast.  A young Yeti discovers something he didn't know could possibly exist--a human. 

Family Movie Night: Smallfoot

JAN
30

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jan 30   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Morning Concert with the Classical Saxophone Project

Wed, Jan 30   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

The saxophone is not just for jazz music!  It is likewise well-established in the world of classical music.  At this morning performance the Classical Saxophone Project, led by soloist Javier Oviedo and maestro Jean-Pierre Schmitt, will...

Morning Concert with the Classical Saxophone Project

Microsoft Excel Basics IV

Wed, Jan 30   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Participants must have knowledge...

Microsoft Excel Basics IV

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jan 30   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

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

Fiber Arts Group

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 30   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

JAN
31

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 31   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
1

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 1   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Story Play

Fri, Feb 1   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Latin Dance Class

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

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 1   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Feb 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

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

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

FEB
2

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 2   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

Sat, Feb 2   7:00 pm to 7:00 am   Central Library

Adults bpl presents

AN ALL-NIGHT MARATHON of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.

Join us and be a part of this FREE 12-HOUR EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring top philosophers and intellectuals from around the world.

FROM...

Featured Event
A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

FEB
4

Computer Basics

Mon, Feb 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

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 hardware...

Computer Basics

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Feb 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

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

Adults

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

FEB
5

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Feb 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Freakdog Acting Workshop

Tue, Feb 5   7:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

The Freakdog Workshop is a free monthly acting class for beginners and professionals, ages 14 years and up. Each workshop explores exercises designed to ignite the imagination, provide a platform for the voice and create interesting characters...

Register
Freakdog Acting Workshop

FEB
6

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 6   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 6   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Book Discussion - Tabloid City by Pete Hamill

Wed, Feb 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively discussion of Tabloid City by Pete Hamill.  Pick up your copy at the New Utrecht Branch.

 

Book Discussion - Tabloid City by Pete Hamill

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 6   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
7

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Feb 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Feb 7   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 7   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
8

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Feb 8   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Story Play

Fri, Feb 8   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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