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OCT
18

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

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

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

Resume Coaching

OCT
19

Story Play

Fri, Oct 19   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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Oct 19   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

Teen Gaming & DIY

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

Teens diy gaming gaming for teens teen tech time

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

Kids Create:Digital Stills

Fri, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids Create: Digital Stills is for kids who want to try their hand at drawing with iPads. Participants will be able to use iPads to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.

Kids Create:Digital Stills

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

OCT
20

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Oct 20   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool 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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 20   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

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join other adults for an informal discussion of Isabel Allende’s unforgettable first novel that established the Chilean author as one of the world’s most gifted and imaginative storytellers.

The House of the Spirits brings to life the...

Latino Book Club: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   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

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years russian saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers. Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Saturday Storytime

OCT
22

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Mon, Oct 22   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Just in time for Halloween, come see the 1984 comedy classic.  Try not to get slimed!

Morning Movies: Ghostbusters

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Oct 22   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 Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 22   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

A Virtual Tour in Prague (Czech Republic) with Librarian Shirley

Mon, Oct 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning multilingual

Looking for a new way to relax after the summer?

Want to travel but cannot leave home?

Join our Librarian Shirley Wong in travel & gourmet...

A Virtual Tour in Prague (Czech Republic) with Librarian Shirley

Homework Help

Mon, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Videography Basics for Teens

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

Teens techknowledge

Videography Basics is for teens who wish to familiarize themselves with a digital camera, iPads and laptops. Teens will learn how to create, direct, and edit videos using a variety of apps and websites.

Videography Basics for Teens

OCT
23

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Oct 23   2:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Tue, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Older Adults adult learning arts and crafts creative aging

Drawing & Watercolor with Leonid Filitsyan

Come and join us in this eight-week session workshop. Participants will learn about various techniques in drawing and creating watercolor masterpieces.

...
Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Family Movie Night: Uncle Drew

Tue, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come see the hit movie about a basketball team everyone thought was finished on our large screen. Free for all ages.

Parents and caregivers: Uncle Drew is rated PG-13.  Check out this site and IMDB's Parental...

Family Movie Night: Uncle Drew

English Conversation Group

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

Adults

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.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Never To Late To Learn: Internet /EMail Basics

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. The first part of this lesson covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

The...

Never To Late To Learn: Internet /EMail Basics

Resume Coaching

Tue, Oct 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

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

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

Resume Coaching

OCT
24

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Oct 24   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 Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Oct 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

Homework Help

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 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 Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. 

 

Teen Tech Time

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn!

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Join us for an hour and learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf or cool bag design by yourself.  Ages 7 and up.

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn!

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

OCT
25

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Thu, Oct 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years read for the record storytime

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience across the US.

Enjoy a special reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by Rafael Lopez, plus a...

Read for the Record: Maybe Something Beautiful

Join the Kensington Book Club: The ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, a War Story by Diane Ackerman

Thu, Oct 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

Welcome to the Kensington Book Club!  For adults and your families are welcome to join us.

This non-fiction book is based on a true story during WWII. It reveals the...

Join the Kensington Book Club: The ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE, a War Story by Diane Ackerman

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens bklyn incubator bklyn robotics league techknowledge

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 Explore: Magic Card Tricks

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Want to impress your friends and family with easy magic tricks? This is the program for you! Recommended program for tweens aged 8-12.

Kids Explore: Magic Card Tricks

Read for the Record

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids read for the record

Celebrate literacy by participating in this annual shared reading experience.  For more information about Read for the Record, visit https://www.jstart.org/read-for-the-record/.

This year's book is Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art...

Read for the Record

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Oct 25   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

OCT
26

Williamsburgh Library Playdate

Fri, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy stem & steam storytime

Stop by the Williamsburgh LibraryPlaydate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

For...

Williamsburgh Library Playdate

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

Teen Gaming & DIY

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

Teens diy gaming gaming for teens teen tech time

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12! We are also having DIY in the same location where you can make something out of nothing!

Teen Gaming & DIY

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

OCT
27

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Oct 27   10:30 am to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Kids can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool 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 &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 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

Neighborhood Cats: Trap, Neuter, & Release Workshop

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults

Get certified in Trap, Neuter, and Release (TNR), a humane and effective way to control free-roaming cat populations. At this workshop offered by Neighborhood Cats, you'll...

Become TNR-Certified Get access to free spaying/neutering Get...
Neighborhood Cats: Trap, Neuter, & Release Workshop

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