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Story Play

Fri, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 17   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Library Lab:

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab:

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

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18

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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20

Cinema: The Thin Man

Mon, Aug 20   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

movies movies at the library

Come see the charming mystery-romance on our large screen.

Cinema: The Thin Man

Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

Meals and Movies

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Flatbush Library

family movie free summer meals summer reading

Join us Mondays for Summer Meals and a family-friendly midday movie.

This event is free for kids 0-18.

Meals and Movies

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

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)

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21

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

adult learning book club

Please join Flatbush LIbrary and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and...

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Gary the Great

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Flatbush Library

summer reading

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling. This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Gary the Great

Making Informed Career Decisions

Tue, Aug 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

career

Job seekers, or those wanting to transition into a new career will learn more about the Brooklyn Public Library's Career Cruising and VAULT databases, along with internet resources such as the O*Net Profiler and the Occupational Outlook Handbook...

Register
Making Informed Career Decisions

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 22   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Flatbush Library

Come join us for a lively story time with songs, rhymes, and books!

Toddler Time

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Aug 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Kids Create

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

kids create

Join us for arts and crafts! Recommended ages 6-12 and caregivers welcome

Kids Create

Knitting for Adults and Teens

Wed, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

All skill levels are welcome.  If you don't know how to knit, we'll show you how!  Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn if you can. 

Knitting for Adults and Teens

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Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Flatbush Fiction with Norma Hopcraft

Thu, Aug 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

creative writing

Join us for a creative writing workshop with special guest instructor Norma Hopcraft, graduate of NYU’s creative writing program. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction – whatever you prefer to write. Supplies needed: a notebook, a pen—and YOU, your...

Flatbush Fiction with Norma Hopcraft

#ForTheCulture: This Is Us

Thu, Aug 23   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

#ForTheCulture: This Is Us is a free and open public program convened in collaboration with artists, activists and local communities. This event aims to raise consciousness around themes of justice, citizenship, belonging, borders, black and...

#ForTheCulture: This Is Us

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24

Story Play

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Library Lab:

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab:

Teen Gaming & DIY

Fri, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

LinkedIn Basics

Fri, Aug 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

career

Learn how to effectively use the major features of LinkedIn, including how to create a profile, getting recommendations and endorsements, and following groups or companies.

 

Register
LinkedIn Basics

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25

Phoenix Womanhood In Bloom Inc., Free School Supplies Giveaway

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Come join Phoenix Womanhood In Bloom Inc., for free school supplies event. Come get your back to school items while supplies last.

Participant must have a valid library card.  Children must be present in order to for adult to...
Phoenix Womanhood In Bloom Inc., Free School Supplies Giveaway

Latino Book Club: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago

Sat, Aug 25   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

book club book discussion

Join Williamsburgh Library’s new monthly Latino Book Club for a lively discussion of the inspiring memoir When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago.

In a childhood full of tropical beauty and domestic strife, poverty and tenderness,...

Latino Book Club: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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27

Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

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

Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

music

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

Please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

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AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Tue, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Library

adult learning book club

Please join Flatbush LIbrary and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based book club program for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and...

AHRC Next Chapter Book Club

Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

DIY for Teens: Lanyard Keychains

Tue, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

arts and crafts diy

Learn how to make colorful, shiny lanyard keychains in this teen-led program!

DIY for Teens: Lanyard Keychains

DIY for Teens: Container Gardening

Tue, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

diy gardening

Learn how to propagate plants to grow indoors!

DIY for Teens: Container Gardening

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Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 29   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 29   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Flatbush Library

Come join us for a lively story time with songs, rhymes, and books!

Toddler Time

Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Wed, Aug 29   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Flatbush Library

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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush)

Stewzo’s Puppet Variety Show

Wed, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

Stewzo’s Puppet Variety Show

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Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Aug 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

teen tech time

Play video games with teens from the neighborhood!

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Aug 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Flatbush Fiction Writing Workshop

Thu, Aug 30   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Join us Thursdays for a creative writing workshop. Write, read, share, and improve your craft in a supportive environment. This workshop is free and open to writers of all genres and levels of experience. Featuring monthly special guest...

Flatbush Fiction Writing Workshop

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Story Play

Fri, Aug 31   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

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

Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 31   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

free summer meals

Come in and have a free lunch on us. Ages 0-18

Summer Meals

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