E.g., Jul 26 2017
JUL
26

Family Movie: How to Train Your Dragon

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

family movie summer reading

98 minutes. Rated PG.

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

English learn English English Conversation Group Adult programming

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

Homework Help

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Free homework help for students in grades 1 through 8.

Kids Create! Printmaking

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Come learn about the art of printmaking and make your own scratch foam prints.

For ages 6-10.

Teen Time

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Midwood Library

# DASNY techknowledge Xbox One play station 4

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.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

RIF Reading is Fundamental Free Books children

Get free books to add to your personal library!  Children choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthdays. They can earn an additional book every 3 weeks by borrowing and returning library books.  See the...

Reading is Fundamental

Comedy Zone with Michael Condon

Wed, Jul 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Workshop with librarian Michael Condon instructing children to create spontaneous comedy skits, ages 7-14.

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 26   4:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Arts & crafts for ages 6-12.

Our Garden Club

Wed, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

inclusion garden Summer disabilities

A garden grows in Brooklyn! Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants. For kids with and without disabilities.

Gaming for Teens

Wed, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

Teens Teen Tech Time PS4 gaming Nintendo Wii

We will bring out the PS4 and the Wii as well as board games old and new. Can you win in Smash Brothers Brawl? what about in Connect 4 or Exploding Kittens? Learn a new and fun game today.

Kids Create in the Garden

Wed, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

kids crafts art Craft

Create a garden-related craft to take home.

For kids 6 and up. Younger children are welcome when accompanied by an adult to help.

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Park Slope Garden

Intro To Google Docs

Wed, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Learn how to operate Google Drives, Google Doc app. This course will teach patrons how to create and title documents, format text, navigate between Google Docs and Google Drive, and how to share documents. (Patrons must have a Google Drive...

Audio Editing with Audition

Wed, Jul 26   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

BRIC digital media

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

Kids Create

Wed, Jul 26   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Arts & crafts for ages 6-12.

Adult Games

Wed, Jul 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

BPL Paerdegat Adult games

Come to Paerdegat library for an hour of adult games!!

Kids Tech Time

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

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Wii gaming console and laptops will be available during the program.

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...

Coloring Art Therapy

Wed, Jul 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Recreation art Adults Older Adults

Kick back and relax! Enjoy the benefits of coloring! Come join us with other adults as you color and draw your blues away! Adults, older adults, and adults with families welcome

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Jul 26   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

resume cover letter career

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a Business & Career Center...

Resume Editing Help

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jul 26   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Fiber Arts knitting DIY crocheting

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Wed, Jul 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

bookclub # kids

Love Books? Love Games? Then come join the Cypress Hills Bookworm Society! We meet twice a month to discuss new and interesting stories, followed by fun games and activities.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation Prepare Pou Egzamen Sitwayente Ameriken

Wed, Jul 26   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

If you are interesdted in becoming a U.S. Citizen, we can help!  Join our free exam preparation group at Paerdegat Library!

For more information, call: 718-230-2406, or 718-230-2007

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English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bushwick Library

ESOL esl Adult Learning English Conversation Group

Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting, with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.

Resume and Cover Letter Help

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Get help with your resume! Review, editing, and help with resumes and cover letters

Adult Coloring

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

coloring

Adults can color in various forms and templates for fun.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

citizenship esl cortelyou library citizenship exam prep

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

conversation group

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

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Open Mic Night

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

#music #gardenprogram #adult #openmic

Come to the Park Slope Library for an evening of music and sharing! Grab your guitar or just come to watch as we celebrate each other's creativity and just have fun.

Photo By Talia W.

Practice English in a Conversation Group

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

Adult Learning English Conversation Group Adults Free

Join other Adults who are learning to speak English.

Adult Coloring

Wed, Jul 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come join us for the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show that coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and reduce stress. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided

Plaza Swing Series: Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Arts and Culture BPL Presents Plaza Swing Series Adults

Sweet Megg and her wayfaring musicians blend New Orleans Swing, Harlem swing, Parisian cabaret, and gut bucket blues into one charming musical performance. Saxophonist Ryan Weisheit reimagines a world where Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, and...

Plaza Swing Series: Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers

Adult Book Club/Discussion: The Handmaid's Tale

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

book club fiction free the handmaid's tale

Have you been watching the new Hulu series based on Margaret Atwood's classic, The Handmaid's Tale? We have 200 additional copies at Brooklyn Public Library featuring a brand-new introduction by the author.

Offred is a Handmaid in the...

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Cover of The Handmaid's Tale featuring star of current Hulu series.

Digital Marketing for Savvy Entrepreneurs: Drive New Business with Facebook

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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You don’t have to be on every platform, and you don’t have to make every post yourself. Nicole McCullum, of Captivate Designs, will detail how to drive more new and repeat business for your organization. Learn the number one way to generate...

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French Conversation Group - Intermediat-Advanced

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

French/Français learning Language World Language Conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

This class has designed for intermediate and advanced level.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Spring Creek all ages Summer Reading 2017 #storytime

Join us for soothing stories before bed!

Owl reading on moon

The Films of Elia Kazan -- Boomerang

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

The Films of Elia Kazan -- Boomerang

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

1 on 1 resume help writing resumes

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

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Mastermind Group Study

Wed, Jul 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Saratoga Library

You are invited to a FREE Mastermind Group Study on "The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth" by John Maxwell faciliated by Rhotochia Atkins-Jones. This is a 5-week in-depth study that will afford you the opportunity to join forces and mastermind with a...


JUL
27

Free One-on-One Financial Counseling

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

money credit financial-counseling One-on-One

Take a step toward financial stability--make a confidential appointment with a counselor from Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration's Financial Empowerment Center. A counselor can advise you on budgeting and money management, establishing and improving...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

# techknowledge #

Computers Basics training is designed specially for those who are completely new to computers or who feel to have more confidently before confidently using a computer.

Read All About It

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 8:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our "Read All About It" box is available all day, every day the Dyker library is open. Patrons are invited to read the daily newspapers and magazines offered.

A blue bin full of free newspapers and magazines

Coloring Pages

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 8:00 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

Thu, Jul 27   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!

Thu, Jul 27   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.

Positive Wellness and Aging Class

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Exercise and feel great!

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Enjoy books, songs and rhymes with your baby aged 0 to 18 months followed by Reading is Fundamental.

Registration is required - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Immigration Consultation

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Canarsie Library

green card naturalization DACA TPS

Free consultations (in English or Haitian Kreyol) by Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellows are done under the supervision of immigration attorneys.

Services offered include:
Full screenings to determine...

Babies & Books

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Ryder Library

Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes for you and your baby. Ages birth to 18 months.

Chess Club

Thu, Jul 27   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Jul 27   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

Older Adults Chair Yoga

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.

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Toddler Time

Thu, Jul 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

toddler time toddlers storytime Playtime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out prior to the event at the information desk,...