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National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults multilingual

If you are a U.S. citizen who is NOT registered to vote, we will provide the Voter Registration Form and  A STEP BY STEP GUIDE for patrons.

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)

Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. .

At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Tuesdays from 3pm -4pm and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 6-12.

Kids Tech Time

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Sep 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

English Conversation Group

Tue, Sep 25   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.

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

Tue, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Improve your Microsoft Word documents with intermediate knowledge.

Create headers and footers, work with styles, graphics, table formatting, document templates.

A knowledge of M/Word is required.

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

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Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Playing with your toddler is more than fun, it’s one of the most important ways you can encourage early literacy and language development. .

At these special Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in...

Toddler Time

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Sep 26   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 26   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 26   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every week to earn one free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Homework Help

Wed, Sep 26   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, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 26   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, Sep 26   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, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Ritmo Latino for Families

Wed, Sep 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Salsa and Merengue Dance Performance and Instruction for all ages. 

 

 

The “Everyone is Welcome Here” world language series is provided through the generous support of Apple Bank, celebrating over 20 years...

Ritmo Latino for Families

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Sep 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classed are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

Practice English in a Conversation Group

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Join the Kensington Book Club: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Thu, Sep 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults adult learning book club book discussion

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

“Only Child” tells the story of six-year-old Zach, who survives a deadly shooting in his school by hiding in his classroom closet.

...
Join the Kensington Book Club: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Movies @ the Library

Thu, Sep 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Watch a family-friendly movie in our daken auditorium with your family and other kids in the neighborhood.

Movies @ the Library

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Sep 27   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 Tech Time

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge kids tech time

Have fun using iPad apps and technology at the library!

Kids Tech Time

Build with LEGO

Thu, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids build with lego

Need a creative way to decompress from a long day at school? No problem! Join us at our our very own LEGO Club where you can take up the weekly LEGO challenge or let you imagination run wild with your own very design.

Ages: 6-12

Build with LEGO

Computer Basics

Thu, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

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 the hardware,...

Computer Basics

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Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Sep 28   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

Bilingual Birdies: Spanish

Fri, Sep 28   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years immigrant services spanish storytime storytime

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Bilingual Birdies performance. They are New York's first and most outstanding foreign language and live music program for kids. Explore themes like transportation and nature through singing, and...

Bilingual Birdies: Spanish

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for...

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Sep 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Build with LEGO

Fri, Sep 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Sep 28   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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years openhouse2018

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

ESOL Preparation/Class

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults openhouse2018

Speakers fo Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adult 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy openhouse2018 saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Sep 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship openhouse2018

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Arts & Crafts

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids openhouse2018

Create a fun  craft project on this special Saturday.

Arts & Crafts

Chess for Teens

Sat, Sep 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens chess workshop gaming for teens openhouse2018

Teens, do you like to play chess?  Don't have a library card?  Come to Kensington on Saturday, September 29th for our open house, and you can play chess with your peers, and get a library card (make sure to bring your ID!).  Our...

Chess for Teens

Kids Create: Crochet

Sat, Sep 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids crochet kids create openhouse2018

Come learn how to crochet. It's relaxing and challenging!

All levels of experience are welcome to join.

Kids Create: Crochet

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Toddler Time

Mon, Oct 1   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Oct 1   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

Story Play: Mother Goose on the Loose

Mon, Oct 1   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose is an award-winning early-literacy program for children from birth to age 3 with their parents or caregivers. The program uses a variety of activities, such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster...

Story Play: Mother Goose on the Loose

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 1   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

A Virtual Tour in Oxford (U.K.) with Librarian Shirley

Mon, Oct 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 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 Oxford (U.K.)  with Librarian Shirley

Homework Help

Mon, Oct 1   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

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