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Nonfiction Writers Group

Mon, May 20   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library, Story Hour Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join use for an open and ongoing group dedicated to the craft of nonfiction writing.  Each week the group, led by a longtime writer and magazine contributor, works on pieces and shares craft if so inclined.

Nonfiction Writers Group

Watercolor Geometry & Pattern Workshop for Adults

Mon, May 20   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts supported by zipcar

The Park Slope Library invites adults to attend our workshop where you can learn watercolor painting skills and techniques, and experience great fun in the process. All supplies will be provided.

Facilitated by painting artist Laura...

Watercolor Geometry & Pattern Workshop for Adults

Toddler Time

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 3 years with...

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness support groups

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

Computer Basics

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months. All FirstRIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in First RIF. Children will be allowed to choose a free RIF book when they join...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

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

For more information call,

718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Read and Play

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

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

Read and Play

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale friends of the library

Come & browse our selection of donated books!  All proceeds raised by the Friends of the Sheepshead Bay Library will be used to improve the library's many free services and programs.

We invite you to become a Friend of...

Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library Fundraising

Movies @ the Library: Mary Poppins Returns

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

Movies @ the Library: Mary Poppins Returns

Read and Play

Mon, May 20   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Red Hook, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

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

Read and Play

Ask a Tech

Mon, May 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for personalized assistance.

No Registration required

Free.

Ask a Tech

Adult Book Club/Discussion : Where the Crawdads Sing

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest, Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Please join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found...

Adult Book Club/Discussion : Where the Crawdads Sing

Movies @ the Library: At Eternity's Gate

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 111 Minutes. Willem Dafoe is mesmerizing as Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh  in this acclaimed depiction of the painter's final years spent in the South of France, where he develops his unique, colorful style of painting. Journey...

Movies @ the Library: At Eternity's Gate

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay, Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

Please join our monthly book discussion.

Please join our May book discussion group. We will discuss: "Ghachar Ghochar" by Vivek Shanbhag.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Meditation For Everyday Living with Dr. Frank Pawlowski

Mon, May 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

In this fast-paced, stressful world we live in, is there a way we can decompress, regain our center and experience the peace we seek? Join Dr. Frank Pawlowski, as he explores the power of meditation to help us transform our lives and find the joy...

Register
Meditation For Everyday Living with Dr. Frank Pawlowski

Movie Mondays

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults movies

"Mule", with Clint Eastwood.  For Adults Only.  Come join us and bring your own popcorn.

Movie Mondays

Bingo

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults game on!

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo!

Bingo

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults health and wellness

Callen Lorde's Insurance Navigator Program is available to help determine if you're eligible for free public health insurance and, if so, help you enroll. Trained staff will meet with you, screen what programs you qualify for, and submit the...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Email Basics

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults techknowledge


Do you have questions on how to create an email account, learn about the different email providers and to compose an email? Or maybe you have questions on how to attach a file to an email. Learn how to connect with the world through email...

Email Basics

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego first five years kids create

Come to Mapleton and build with Duplo blocks.

Kids Create Duplo

Ask a Tech

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

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?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

Ask A Tech

Mon, May 20   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics 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

Teen Time

Mon, May 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Teens after school arts and crafts fiber arts table-top & board games

Teen time has moved to Mondays and Thursdays!  Come by and hang out with all your friends at any time.  We have video games, WiiU, PS4, UNO cards, dominoes, board games, arts and crafts, sewing, paint markers, and sometimes snacks!...

Teen Time

Teen Tech Time

Mon, May 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

We just got JumpForce -- come play with us!

Teen Tech Time

Game On!

Mon, May 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens game on! kids explore

Please come to play Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

After School Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids in grades 1-8.

After School Homework Help

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

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

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

ESOL Conversation

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

NYWC Write Now

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

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Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

City Harvest Snack-n-Learn

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Kids all ages environment health and wellness

After school snacks provided to Kids and Teens Ages 0-18

City Harvest Snack-n-Learn

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids jewelry making kids create

Create a necklace or bracelet using various colorful beads.

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids homework help

If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework!

Free!

Homework Help

Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

State Senator Andrew Gounardes Mobile Office Hours

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Small Program Room

Adults citizenship social services

Meet Senator Gournardes or his office representatives to talk about the issues. Every Monday and Thursday through May. Future hours TBD. 

State Senator Andrew Gounardes Mobile Office Hours

Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids after school homework help

Give support, assistance, and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little help with their homework.

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

After School Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen 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. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U consoles, board...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, May 20   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Clarendon Library

Kids homework help

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.

After School Homework Help

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, May 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create with littleBits

Book Discussion: News of the World by Paulette Giles

Mon, May 20   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults book discussion

Please join our book discussion group on the last Monday of each month, at Dyker library. This month, we will be discussing News of the World by Paulette Giles. (Note - due to Memorial Day weekend, this month's book discussion takes...

Book Discussion: News of the World by Paulette Giles

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in English.

All are...

Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Chess Workshop

Mon, May 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

Anime & Manga Club

Mon, May 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon, Meeting Room

Teens anime and manga book discussion teen time

Interested in anime and manga but don't know where to start? Looking for people to argue with about your favorite series? Join us for Anime & Manga club! Once a month we talk about what we're reading, what we're watching, and then watch 1-2...

Anime & Manga Club

Game On!

Mon, May 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids game on!

Board games for kids & teens.

Game On!

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