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Bilingual Storytime with RIF

Fri, Oct 20   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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Cancelled

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

 

Large size Lego DUPLO for little hands. (Downstairs)

Babies & Books

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Enjoy stories, songs, and toys with other babies and toddlers.

Resume Help

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

1 on 1 resume help resume adult learning Internet/ Email

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

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Kanopy: Movies at the Library

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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Come watch a movie at the stone ave branch every friday.

Playtime

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Babies and Toddlers along with their parents and caregivers can enjoy fun toys as you listen to your favorite children's songs.

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

positive aging health and wellness program for seniors program for older adults

Experienced Nurse provided courtsey of the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will check your blood pressure free of charge.

Cancelled

David Lindeman's Dinosaur Skull Replica Exhibit

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

dinosaurs

Come to our library and check out sculptor David Lindeman's dinosaur skull replicas! They are on display now until Oct 25, 2017.

There are 23 skulls in total! Pick up a worksheet for a dinosaur skull match game, and try to name them...

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Coloring

Babies & Books

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

babies songs Books play

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Yoga toddler musical storytime

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Brooklyn Robotics League

pre-school story time

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Babies & Books pre-school story family story time

Bring your children to the library to enjoy a fantastic story time and other pre-schooler related activities.

Story Play

Fri, Oct 20   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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Preschool Playtime

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old.

Adult Videogaming

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

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Adults play videogames too! Join us at the library to play videogames on our new Xbox One.

Story Play

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Playtime @ the Library

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Free form play time for ages 0 to 4 years.

The Mystery of the Twelve curious cousins.

Fri, Oct 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Leonard Library

Play with puppets kids

Eleven-year-old Izzy loves a good mystery story, but she never thought sh'd be wrapped up in an actual one in real life! The Mystery of the Twelve Curious Cousins- play by Molly Powers Gallagher is an interactive twist on classic fairytale,...

Toddler Story Play

Fri, Oct 20   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

toddlers first five years storytime Books

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 4 years old and their caregivers!

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Oct 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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An early literacy storytime for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. The program includes 1/2 hour of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 1/2 hour of a craft activity and open play session with educational toys.

 

Library Lanes

Fri, Oct 20   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

No shoe rental required.  It's Virtual Bowling, with XBox.   Come on down and roll some frames...   no experience necessary.

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

kids Afterschool Homework tutor

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

games Board Games chess scrabble

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

kids birth to five years Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

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

sewing class Everyone welcome!

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

afer school homework help Grades 1-8

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

art crafts painting drawing

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.

Register

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

after school arts and crafts

Arts and crafts for children ages 6-12

No registration is required.