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September Superheroes

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults movies at the library

September is for superheroes! Join us and enjoy the most recent movies in the Marvel superhero franchise:

9/7/18 Spider-man: Homecomine

9/14/18 Black Panther

9/21/18 Thor: Raganorak

9/28/18 Avengers: Infinity War...

September Superheroes

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

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 Stress Relief Coloring

Playtime

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play with fun toys and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

Resume Help

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults career resume

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...

Resume Help

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Little Artists: Stamped Pumpkin

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a fun morning of arts & crafts as we practice our motor skills and hand-eye coordination while making our very own stamped pumpkin.

Note:  We will be working with washable paint, comfy clothes to get messy...

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Little Artists:  Stamped Pumpkin

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics/básicos de las computadoras

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults techknowledge

 

Ven a aprender los conceptos básicos de las computadoras en español.

Come to learn the basics of computers in Spanish.

Computer Basics/básicos de las computadoras

Story Play

Fri, Sep 21   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Sep 21   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Sep 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime preschool

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.

Tickets are...
Preschool Storytime

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

All ages are welcomed to this special time dedicated to fiber arts.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendlyafternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome ladies in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Knitting Club

Fri, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults fiber arts

Learn to knit.

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

Knitting Club

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 21   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

ESOL Conversation Group

Chess Club

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Crochet with Juana

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults crochet fiber arts

Join Juana, and learn to crochet, modify a pattern, or create your own.

Do It Yourself.

Crochet with Juana

Featured Film: ME BEFORE YOU

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: ME BEFORE YOU

Family Movies

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Family Movies @ the Library Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Family Movies

Coloring pages for children.

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids

"You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece." att. Albert Einstein

Crayons and paper are always available to kids and their parents.

 

 

 

Coloring pages for children.

Chess anytime

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here

We have chess sets available. Bring a friend, and play a while.

 

Chess anytime

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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...

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ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Ask a Tech

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

Patrons have the oppurtunity to receive help with their selected technology that they bring with them.

 

Ask a Tech

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 21   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Fri, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

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 (Business & Career Center)

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults

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

Art of Sewing

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Art of Sewing

Microsoft Word Basics

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge microsoft office

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Microsoft Word Basics

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids 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)

Closing Event

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

Kids

Come and celebrate wonderful years of using the East Flatbush Library.

Closing Event

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights 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 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)

Ask a Tech

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults 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

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

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

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids

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

Kids Tech Time

DIY: Friday Arts Series for Young Adults

Fri, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens

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

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Sep 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

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...

Creative Writing for Kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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....

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens 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

Teen Gaming

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens gaming gaming for teens teen tech time teen 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!

Teen Gaming

Kids Fun Time

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids kids explore

Join us for fun time !!!

Kids Fun Time

Central Library Friday Film Club: Oscar Nominated Polish Films

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults movies movies at the library

In Darkness (2011) (R) Runtime: 145 minutes

In Darkness is based on the true story of Poldek Socha, a Polish man who helped a group of Jews to escape mass murder, by hiding them in the sewers of German-occupied Lwów. Some of the threads...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Oscar Nominated Polish Films

Knitting

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Homework Help

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

Game On!: Board Games

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

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

Game On!: Board Games

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults 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

LDBA Free Art Fridays

Fri, Sep 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids

Explore new techniques and materials in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks and is presented by Williamsburg art school L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts.

The program is...

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LDBA Free Art Fridays

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Sep 21   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

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