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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

music summer reading

Come In and Jam with your local Library through our own creative music program.

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Kids Tech Time: iPad Apps, littleBits & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Coney Island Library

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Work together to build and program robots plus circuits to create machines such as synthesizers.  Also use our iPads to create videos, works of art, stargaze plus more!

Kids Tech Time: iPad Apps, littleBits & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Gaming for Teens

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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

Gaming for Teens

Teen Tech WiiU

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens can have fun with WiiU and video games aka eSports

Teen Tech WiiU

Face painting

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Morph into something different.

Face painting

Friday, my free library book day

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

On Fridays, if you come to the library to check out six juvenile books, you will get a free book from us.  The more books you check out, the more free books you will have.

Friday, my free library book day

Game On!

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

game on! summer reading table-top & board games

Choose from a variety of board games to play with while making new friends.

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Summer Jam: Steppin'

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

summer jam summer reading

Come Jam with Us by Steppin to the Music at your local Library

Summer Jam: Steppin'

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

techknowledge teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

Board Games

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come relax at the end of a long week and play board games! FUN! FUN! FUN!

Board Games

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

first five years

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Summer Reading Group

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Read along with a Book Buddy some of our suggested summer reading books.

Summer Reading Group

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

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Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Movies @ the Library for Families

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Join us for fun rated G and PG films in the auditorium. This program is for children of all ages and thier families.

Movies @ the Library for Families

Ask a Tech

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

adult learning 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? Come to our information desk to receive personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Art of Sewing

Fri, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Art of Sewing

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Please come and join us for Kids Gaming at the Paerdegat Library

Kids Tech Time

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Every Friday we learn a new skill in our series of art workshops for teens. At the end of each session we have a critique, and compete for that week’s Winner of the Arts.

-Drawing from life -Watercolor painting -Lessons in line, color,...
DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Clarendon Library

teen tech time

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

Kids Create

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

after school arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a new arts and crafts project every week. Create something new and all your own!

Caregivers must accompany young children.

Kids Create

Family Movie

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Friday at 2:30pm after our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF.
Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week....

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Time

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

gaming for teens teen time

Games, socialization, leisure for teens and tweens

Teen Time

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids 6 - 17:  win a pair of Bluetooth headphones!

How?

Register for Summer Reading 2018 at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org and select Sheepshead Bay as your primary branch.

or visit Sheepshead Bay Branch, and our...

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Family Karaoke

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

techknowledge

Show off your talent. All ages welcome

Family Karaoke

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

after school game on!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

resume

PLEASE NOTE: Resume & Career Help will start one hour later than normal (at 3 pm) on Friday, August 17 only. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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 Tech Time

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

gaming for teens teen tech time

Come hang out with friends and make new ones at Teen Tech Time! Play NBA2K, Madden, FIFA on our Xbox, or Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on our WiiU!

Gaming not your thing? We have iPads as well! Make a music video, create a virtual...

Teen Tech Time

Build with LEGO

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

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) with Game On!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Receive FREE books by borrowing and returning items with your library card.  Get a FREE book when you first sign up and on every third visit. Also stay for our Game On! program!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) with Game On!

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Gravesend Library

diy summer reading stem & steam

Ages 10+. By popular demand! Create Slime with simple ingredients.

Cancelled
DIY Slime!--Canceled, Sorry!

Game On!: Board Games

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

summer reading table-top & board games

Play Family Fun Board Games with your friends and family @ your local Library

Game On!: Board Games

Board Games for Kids and Families

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

game on! summer reading

Come, relax and enjoy a game or two with your friends and family.

Board Games for Kids and Families

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

movies movies at the library

Summer Surf Series

Bustin' Down the Door (2008)

In the winter of 1975, a group of young surfers from Australia and South Africa revolutionized the sport of surfing on the North Shore of Oahu.

Directed by Jeremy Gosch

Central Library Friday Film Club: Summer Surf Series

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

kids tech time summer reading techknowledge teen tech time

In honor of our Summer Reading theme, Books & Beats, we will be hosting karaoke Fridays all summer long. Join us and sing your favorite song! Kids & teens are welcome.

Just Sing! Karaoke

Game On!: Board Games

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

summer reading table-top & board games

Come In and Play Family Fun Board Games with your Family and Friends at your local Library.

 

Game On!: Board Games

Kids Fun Time

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

kids explore

Join us for fun time !!!

Kids Fun Time

Knitting

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Improve your child's writing skills.

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

creative writing summer reading kids create

High school students are here to help children write reviews of their favorite books.

All children have a chance to win a pair of Bluetooth headphones.  In order to win, write a review!

Improve your child's writing skills.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

game on!

Multi-player games with your friends!

Game On! Wii & PS4

Picture Book Club

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

arts and crafts summer reading storytime

Listen to stories and create artwork based upon the words and pictures of beloved children's books. Each week a new author will be featured.

Picture Book Club

Family Fun Afternoon

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Parents and Children ages 18 and under join us for an afternoon of fun!

There will be board games, video games, card games, and more! Come to Sheepshead Bay Library and enjoy fun activities for all ages Kids can have fun interacting and...
Family Fun Afternoon

Read with me!

Fri, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Children can learn how to select the right books for themselves and practice reading with a children’s librarian.

Empiece la semana escolar relajándose con actividades artísticas y artesanales divertidas.

 

Read with me!

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