E.g., Oct 18 2018
OCT
18

5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Thu, Oct 18   8:00 am to 10:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults green series

Shop to Support BPL!

On Thursday, October 18, Whole Foods in Brooklyn is spreading the love to the Library. 5% of the day’s sales at the Fort Greene, Gowanus and Williamsburg stores will benefit BPL’s eco-learning programs at the...

Featured Event
5% Day at Whole Foods in Brooklyn

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 18   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

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.

Chess Club

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Thu, Oct 18   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

Adults brooklyn collection

The Brooklyn Eagle statue that adorns the alcove above our doorway has had a storied journey. From its home atop the Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices in downtown Brooklyn from 1892-1955, to the Brooklyn Historical Society during the late 50’s through...

Brooklyn Daily Eagle pop-up exhibit

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Oct 18   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)

Board Games and more

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults

 Join us to play various board games for Adult and coloring pages for kids

Board Games and more

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

English Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Learn how to carry on English Conversation

English Conversation Group

The Hours

Thu, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults

Three women cope with sadness and dissatisfaction with their lives in this tale of Virginia Woolf, a '50s housewife and a contemporary book editor.

PG 13

114 Minutes

The Hours

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens

All teens are welcome at Teen Tech Time at the Kings Highway Library!  Come by and hang out with all your friends, play WiiU, Xbox, PS4, card games, board games, arts and crafts, whatever you feel like. Strictly ages 10-18; sorry,...

Teen Tech Time

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 93 minutes)

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

RIF Reading is Fundamental Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens 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 were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

karaoke

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids techknowledge music

Do you like to sing, dance and perform?  Well come join in on all the fun at Mill Basin's Karaoke afternoons.  Sing along to all your favorite hit songs.  Not interested in singing, then dance the afternoon away  with your...

karaoke

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids book club reading is fundamental

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.

The Cypress Hills Bookworm Society

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

After School Homework Help

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Mother Goose on the Loose Digital Storytime

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years techknowledge

Learn nursery rhymes to sing and chant to your little one while exploring the Mother Goose on the Loose app on the library's iPads. Every family will have a chance to interact with this fun app that is like a digital felt board. 

Mother Goose on the Loose Digital Storytime

BMS @ the Library

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults

Brownsville Multi Services (BMS) Family Health Center tabling at the Brownsville Branch every Thursday Afternoon,

Come and speak with a BMS representative to  set up an appointment or learn about BMS health programs around...

BMS @ the Library

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens techknowledge

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 Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school gaming kids tech time

Come and Play with Latest Gaming Technology

Kids Tech Time

Reading Celebration with LINC

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Join our friends at LINC for this special storytime and craft!

Reading Celebration with LINC

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

Kids Create: Lanyard

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains, bracelets with lanyard with friends

Kids Create: Lanyard

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join us for Teen Tech Time at 3:00! Play on our wii and PS4 consoles.

 

 

Teen Tech Time

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Oct 18   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll.

Full schedule:...

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens book club reading is fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Kids Create

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids

Arts and Crafts activities for children ages 6 and up.

Kids Create

Library Lane: Virtual Bowling Game

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Teens gaming

Come to play virtual bowling games in our library and have some fun with the others!

 

Library Lane: Virtual Bowling Game

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Kids Create

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Come and share your talent at our monthly Kids Create.

Kids Create

FamilyMovie -

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids family movie

This movie program is for ages 10 up.

FamilyMovie -

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens bklyn incubator bklyn robotics league techknowledge

kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Teens gaming

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. Ages 13 and up.

Teen Tech Time

Thursdays at the Theater

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids family movie techknowledge

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

Come to Sheepshead Bay Library and Watch movies that inspire you to laugh, love and enjoy life.

Join us for a new movie each week at the library! Movies will...
Thursdays at the Theater

Library Lab

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Explore science with fun experimetns in this monthly program. Ages 6 & up.

Library Lab

Homework Help

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, come meet with our homework helper!

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Join us for Free Chess and test you knowledge against other chess players.

Chess Workshop

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