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ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults practice English ESOL Conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

Adult Book Discussion

Thu, Jul 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Highlawn Library

adult book discussion Summer Reading #older adults

I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan
Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life--great friends, family, and successful career--aren't enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life...

Game On!

Thu, Jul 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Spring Creek all ages Game Night Summer Reading 2017

Come in and play some board games!  They will be available behind the desk.

Cancelled due to temparature conditions in the building.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Cancelled
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Featured Film: Bridget Jones's Baby (R)

Thu, Jul 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

#adult Spring Creek Summer Reading 2017 Featured film

Join us for some hot new films this summer! 

Cancelled due to temparature conditions in the building.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Cancelled
Film Reel

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

*esol conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Creative Aging: Precious Memories

Thu, Jul 20   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Scrapbooking With Wilfredo Santiago

Do you have memorabilia and don’t know what to do with it? Do you have precious pictures which you don’t know how to store?

Learn or practice skills on how to scrapbook and keep those...

Scrapbooking

Adult Knitting Group

Thu, Jul 20   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 20   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adult Learning English Conversation #community outreach immigrant services

Please Join us for an informal and fun English Conversation Group!

All levels of English proficiency welcome.

Cancelled

Intro to Digital Photography

Thu, Jul 20   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Room 216

BRIC digital-media

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

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English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

ESOL Program Adult Learning English Conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.  Free! No registration required.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

*adults *citizenship *new americans

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups!

ESOL Conversation

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

ESOL Adult Learing free Sheepshead Bay

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English conversation skills, and meet friends from around the world.

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ESOL Conversation

Screenwriting/Drama Workshop

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

#adult learning Joel Shatazky

This FREE library workshop focuses on students creating works for screen or stage.  Crafted through creative exercises, guided instruction, congenial class sharing and discussion, works will have a class reading at the final session. ...

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ESOL Conversation

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Trained volunteer group leaders supplement the library’s ESOL classes for adult learners by leading weekly small conversation groups in select neighborhood libraries. Open to everyone, the groups provide participants with opportunities to...

Toastmasters Open House

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Learn about Toastmasters International

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Thu, Jul 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult book club adult book discussion; adults; older adults ages 18 years and over

The selection for the July 2017 East Flatbush Library Adult Book Discussion will be WHO WILL SPEAK FOR MY CHILDREN: HEALING THROUGH THE TRAUMA by Lavon Morris-Grant. It is the sequel to WHOM SHALL I FEAR: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY OF A BATTERED WOMAN,...

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 20   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!

Learn How Play the Guitar

Thu, Jul 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

music guitar williamsburgh library spaceworks

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.

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Jul 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

#tutoring #volunteering # literacy flatbush learning center

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at the BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, have not yet learned to read and write. The BPL Literacy Volunteer is...

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1984/48: A Book Discussion (#7)

Thu, Jul 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

party Orwell 1984 INGSOC

*Registration Closed. Please click here for additional sessions.

BPL will be hosting a book discussion group on George Orwell's 1984 every month for 48 months beginning in January 2017. Each discussion cycle will be facilitated by a...


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CitizenshipWorks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

citizenship immigration services

A workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents prepare their N-400 Application for Naturalization to become U.S. citizens. This workshop will use interactive online interviews from CitizenshipWorks.org to determine eligibility and help...

New Graphic Novels

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Comic browsing made easy at the Dyker branch! Our new mini collection will be available all day, every day the branch is open. The collection will include titles from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and others. Come by and check out a volume or two.

Coloring Pages

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

all ages

Do you love to color? Of course you do! We provide the crayons and coloring pages or you can draw from your imagination!

Open Play Space

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

A variety of toys will be available for children to use throughout the day. 

Kids Playing

Game On!

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

games Board Games kids Teens

Anyone up for a quick game? Check out a game by leaving your library card at the front desk.

Mixed media: Jewelry Making class

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay Library

Mixed Media program for older adults program for seniors 50 + seniors 50 plus

Learn making jewelry at the Library and have fun! The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Crocheting Circle

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay Library

program for older adults Mixed Media #crocheting crocheting circle

Enjoy learning crochet and knitting in the company of other seniors. The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Solar Eclipse Glasses Giveaway!

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Clinton Hill Library

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible on a narrow path stretching across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. The rest of the United States will see a partial eclipse, in which the Moon covers only a...

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Giant Sudoku Board

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Brower Park Library

#sudoku #programsforeveryone #exerciseyourbrain

Come test your sudoku skills on Brower Park's giant sudoku board! Puzzles are updated upon completion.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Fri, Jul 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

resume computer help

Work on resumes, online job applications, go through tutorials from Lynda.com, access online  applications and forms. Use library databases.

Please bring a USB flash drive to save your work.

New Lots Library- Drop-In Computer Lab

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

story time first five years

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Outdoor Storytime

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Crown Heights Library

Summer Reading 2017 outdoor storytime build a better world birth to five years

Join us for outdoor storytime at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road.

We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Story Play

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

storytime Playtime williamsburgh library

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

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years building with duplo #summer reading

DUPLO LEGO program for toddlers and preschoolers

Build with Duplo

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

toddlers babies DUPLOS summer reading

Come play with Duplo's and toys

Story Play

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

kids storytime story time Family

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Build a better world through ...Coloring!

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Summer Reading 2017 coloring kids all ages

Join Evelyn in the children’s library at Sheepshead Bay.  Color until your heart’s content.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 – 3:30 until August 11.

Build a better world

Open Play Space

Fri, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

first five years open play Playtime babies

There will be no storytime this Friday, but come hang out at the library with your friends for some learning through play!. Children ages 0-5 are welcome but must be accompanied by a caregiver; no camp groups or daycares,...

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 21   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific Library

songs Socializing preschool stories

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please to schedule an appointment.

Movie Matinee for Adults and Older Adults

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

# DASNY #TECHKNOWLEDGE #moviesatlibrary

Start your weekend off with a free movie.

Story Play

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

#Story Play #First Five Years

Come for some great stories, silly songs and fun movement.  Then stay to play with our toys.

Bilingual Storytime with RIF

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

bilingual storytime RIF

Join us for Spanish/English bilingual books, songs, rhymes, live music, and more! For caregivers and children ages birth to 5.

saturday storytime

Babies & Books with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

storytime babies RIF Reading

Enjoy great books for babies, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families in your neighborhood. For babies aged 0-24 months and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

#Children #preschool #storytime

Enjoy stories and songs for preschool kids ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-256-2117.

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Large size Lego DUPLO for little hands. (Downstairs)

Toddler Yoga

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

toddler yoga #storytime #music Early Literacy

Caregivers and toddlers have fun with movement, music, stories, and simple yoga poses. For ages 18-36 months.

Story Play

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

storytime story time story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Lego MindStorm

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

#browerparklibrary #buildabetterworld #summerreading2017 #legomindstorm

Come help build and program a robot in the library!

Story Play

Fri, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

story play Stories Reading music

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

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