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ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

ESOL Conversation group Adult Learning English Conversation

Join a group of English learners to improve your speaking skills. The group is counducted by the BPL experienced Volunteer.

Jobs Club

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Jobs Club is a program in which we have open computer time for finding jobs, filling out job applications, working on resumes and cover letters.  Formatting/Computer/MS Word questions are fair game during this program.

Talking Needles

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Paerdegat knitting needles

Come to learn knitting with the friendly ladies of the Paerdegat library! No prior experience needed.

Upgrade Your Workplace Skills with Metrix Learning & Lynda.com

Fri, Oct 20   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Do you want to make yourself more attractive to employers in your job search? Learn how you can build your job-related skills with the library's online learning platforms. We will demonstrate:

Metrix Learning System, a site that lets you...
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BUILD WITH DUPLO

Fri, Oct 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Coney Island Library

DUPLO LEGO program for toddlers and preschoolers.

Family Movies

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Crochet and Knitting Adults Older Adults Fiber Arts

Learn to knit or crochet.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Learn to knit.

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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Homework questions? Come see our Homework Helper at Gerritsen Beach!

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Library Lanes Lab

Fri, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Seniors Older Adults bowling techknowledge

Please join our premier 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...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Chess & Scrabble

Fri, Oct 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Games of skill for adults.

Chess and Scrabble

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor Community Room

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

RIF Reading Books kids

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...

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Dyker Singers are 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,  Shucks!  Get up and Dance!

We welcome new members...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kindergarten Early Literacy Ages 3 to 5 Ready Set Kindergarten!

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...

Friday at the Movies: WOMAN IN GOLD

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Friday at the Movies!

Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly; Big-screen projection;

Comfortable seating.

 

 

 

Art of Sewing

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Sewing

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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A trained volunteer helps children in grades 1-8 to complete their homework assignments.

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Business & Career Center

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Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help

Resume Help Express

Fri, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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Resume Writing and Job Search Tips   Application and Cover Letter Help   Interview Practice
Resume Help Express

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Kings Highway Library

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Every Friday we will experiment with a new art-related form or skill.  We have covered line, color, and composition in classes on figure drawing, contour line drawing, collage, acrylic paint, and more.  Sometimes we have guest stars...

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Have fun playing board games with friends.

Free Family Art Day from Spellbound Theatre

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

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

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Kids Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Oct 20   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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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...

Kids Create

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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Arts and crafts for children ages 6-12

No registration is required.

After School Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Attention Students:  homework help is available at Sheepshead Bay Library, A community volunteer tutor can assist from elementary school age through high school. Please bring your text books. Drop in, or call the branch to make a...

Teen Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens games socialization

Teens, games, socialization

Knitting

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Canarsie Library

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is a weekly library program offering free books to children and teens.

RIF encourages eligible children and teens to read, and explore the world of reading.

Anyone joining this program must have a...

After School Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Midwood Library

2nd floor public area

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

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Homework Help for kids of all ages

Performers at the 2017 Urban Art Jamm

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

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Homework Help for kids of all ages

Movies @ the Library: Coraline

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

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An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Based on the book Coraline by Neil Gaiman.

Rated PG 1hr 40min

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Coraline (Movie)

Workforce 1: Program for the Young Adult Jobseekers

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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Attention, Young adults! If you are looking for a job, here  is the opportunity for you. You can meet with the Workforce 1 Represenative one on one and discuss job opportunities for part time jobs. Don't forget to bring a copy of your...

For Tweens by Tweens

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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Ages 10-12. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! 12-year olds can sign up as a Program Assistant to get volunteer credit. Contact Gravesend...

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Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

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Friday is Xbox day at Brower Park Library! Play your friends in NBA2K17, FIFA, Madden, and more! Not your turn? Play around with one of our iPads—we have digital watercolors, music video makers, and Minecraft!

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

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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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

Fri, Oct 20   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Homework Study tutor math

Homework Help for students in grades 1-8.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

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Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various video games in a friendly competitive environment!

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

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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 enviornment.

Gaming

Game on! Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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Table-top games: Ping-Pong & Air Hockey!

Improve hand-eye coordination!

Play, compete, & have fun!

Read and Play

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

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Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Game On! Video Games and iPad Play

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Get your Game On! with Video Games and iPad Play.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 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.

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Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

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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.

Family Movie

Fri, Oct 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kid friendly films from our collection. Titles will be announced on or near the date. Younger children must be supervised by an adult.