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MAY
28

Email Basics

Tue, May 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Build with LEGO

Tue, May 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids build with lego

Join us to take on a LEGO challenge or use your imagination to build your own unique creation.

Build with LEGO

The American Experience: Walt Whitman

Tue, May 28   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults film whitman 200

The American Experience: Walt Whitman 2008, 120 mins. Screening: Tuesday, May 28th 4:00pm - 6:00pm*

This series documents various luminaries that have shaped the American experience and cultural landscape.

The American Experience: Walt Whitman

MAY
29

Ask A Tech

Wed, May 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning 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

Story Play

Wed, May 29   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by playtime with for children ages birth through five with their caregivers.

Story Play

Tween Tech Time

Wed, May 29   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids kids tech time video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Tween Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Tween Tech Time

MAY
30

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, May 30   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults library lanes techknowledge video games

Become the champion of BPL's digital bowling league!

Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Poetry Writing Workshop for Young Adults

Thu, May 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Teens creative writing whitman 200

In celebration of Walt Whitman's 200th Birthday Week we are offering a poetry writing workshop for young adults to learn different forms of poetry. No judgement here! Express yourself through words and feel free to share previously created works...

Poetry Writing Workshop for Young Adults

MAY
31

Resume Job Prep

Fri, May 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

The Walt Whitman Birthday Party

Fri, May 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults whitman 200

 

Join us for a special poetry reading at 4PM of Walt Whitman's "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry."

*Refreshments served: ice cream and cup cakes!

 

 

 

*While supplies last

The Walt Whitman Birthday Party

Kids Create: Party Hats

Fri, May 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids arts and crafts kids create whitman 200

Come get creative and crafty at the library! Our library is named for the poet Walt Whitman, and it is his 200th birthday. Let's make party hats to celebrate! For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a...

Kids Create: Party Hats

JUN
1

Summer Launch

Sat, Jun 1   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts saturday storytime stem & steam

Join us for Summer Launch 2019 at the Walt Whitman branch from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Activities are for all ages all day long!

All day – Summer Reading Sign-up & Scavenger Hunt

Pick up your Summer Reading Challenge booklet...

Summer Launch

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Sat, Jun 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts magic show summer reading

Have you ever watched a balloon artist make amazing balloon animals and wonder how is it done?  Now is your chance to let your imagination soar and make amazing balloon sculptures.  To celebrate Summer Launch, Amore will teach you the...

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

JUN
3

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jun 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

DIY Jewelry Club

Mon, Jun 3   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making

Share your love of arts and crafts with other adults.

Use scissors, paper, glue, beads, felt,

sparkles, beads, ribbbon, buttons, colored pencils, paint and other

arts and crafts materials from the library.

Add your...

Register
DIY Jewelry Club

JUN
4

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Jun 4   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO - building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Outbreak (Drama )

Tue, Jun 4   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults film

Outbreak   1995, 130 mins. Screening: Tuesday, June 4th 5:00pm - 7:00pm

After a suspicious strain of a bio-agent is released in a local California town, a special US Army Bio-weapons unit is brought in to stave off a spreading...

Outbreak (Drama )

JUN
5

Story Play

Wed, Jun 5   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by playtime with for children ages birth through five with their caregivers.

Story Play

JUN
6

Library Lab: Bean Sprouts

Thu, Jun 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Plant a bean sprout in a transparent container so you can watch it sprout!

Library Lab: Bean Sprouts

JUN
7

Resume Job Prep

Fri, Jun 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Kids Create: Garden Art

Fri, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Come get creative and crafty at the library! It's gardening week at the Walt Whitman library, which will inspire our artwork for this week. For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a caregiver.

Kids Create: Garden Art

JUN
8

Walt Whitman Beard & Moustache Competition

Sat, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Greene Park

Adults all ages performance whitman 200

"The beard is a great sanitary protection to the throat - for purposes of health it should always be worn, just as much as the hair of the head should be. Think what would be the result if the hair of the head should be carefully scraped off...

Register
Walt Whitman Beard & Moustache Competition

JUN
10

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jun 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

JUN
11

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jun 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids after school build with lego stem & steam

Join us to take on a LEGO challenge or use your imagination to build your own unique creation.

Build with LEGO

The Cassandra Crossing ( Drama )

Tue, Jun 11   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults film

The Cassandra Crossing  1976, 2hour 10 mins. Screening: Tuesday, June 11h 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Terrorists have planted a deadly virus on a Transcontinental train, as no country will let the passengers off, the European authorities reroute...

The Cassandra Crossing  ( Drama )

JUN
12

Story Play

Wed, Jun 12   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by playtime with for children ages birth through five with their caregivers.

Story Play

JUN
13

Library Lab: Codebreaking

Thu, Jun 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

In celebration of PRIDE, learn about Alan Turing and see if you can crack the mysterious code!

Library Lab: Codebreaking

JUN
14

Resume Job Prep

Fri, Jun 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Kids Create: Rainbow Love Suncatchers

Fri, Jun 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Come get creative and crafty at the library! In celebration of PRIDE, let's make a colorful suncatcher to share with someone we love. For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a caregiver.

Kids Create: Rainbow Love Suncatchers

JUN
17

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jun 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

DIY Jewelry Club

Mon, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making

Share your love of arts and crafts with other adults.

Use scissors, paper, glue, beads, felt,

sparkles, beads, ribbbon, buttons, colored pencils, paint and other

arts and crafts materials from the library.

Add your...

Register
DIY Jewelry Club

JUN
18

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Jun 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO - building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Non Stop (Drama)

Tue, Jun 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults film

Non-Stop  2014, 107 mins. Screening: Tuesday, June 18th 5:00pm - 7:00pm

During a Transatlantic flight Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the government to transfer $150...

Non Stop  (Drama)

JUN
19

Story Play

Wed, Jun 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by playtime with for children ages birth through five with their caregivers.

Story Play

JUN
20

Library Lab: Pocket Solar System

Thu, Jun 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Can you fit the whole solar system in your pocket? Find out in this week's library lab challenge!

Library Lab: Pocket Solar System

JUN
21

Resume Job Prep

Fri, Jun 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Kids Create: Maracas

Fri, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Come get creative and crafty at the library! Decorate your own set of maracas so you can find the rhythm at our afternoon concert. For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help of a caregiver.

Kids Create: Maracas

JUN
24

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jun 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

JUN
25

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Join us to take on a LEGO challenge or use your imagination to build your own unique creation.

Build with LEGO

Hotel Mumbai ( Drama )

Tue, Jun 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Adults film

Hotel Mumbai 2019, 124 mins. Screening: Tuesday, June 25th 5:00pm - 7:00pm

A true story of humanity and heroism, this film vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India.

Hotel Mumbai ( Drama )

JUN
26

Story Play

Wed, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by playtime with for children ages birth through five with their caregivers.

Story Play

JUN
27

Library Lab: Duct Tape Creations

Thu, Jun 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

What will you build using only duct tape? Put your creativity and engineering mind to the test!

Library Lab: Duct Tape Creations

JUN
28

Resume Job Prep

Fri, Jun 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

Kids Create: Galaxy Collage

Fri, Jun 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come get creative and crafty at the library! Drawing inspiration from our summer reading theme, A Universe of Stories, we'll make a collage that is out of this world. For kids ages 5 through 12. Younger children may participate with the help...

Kids Create: Galaxy Collage

JUL
1

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jul 1   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

DIY Jewelry Club

Mon, Jul 1   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making

Share your love of arts and crafts with other adults.

Use scissors, paper, glue, beads, felt,

sparkles, beads, ribbbon, buttons, colored pencils, paint and other

arts and crafts materials from the library.

Add your...

Register
DIY Jewelry Club

JUL
5

Resume Job Prep

Fri, Jul 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

JUL
8

Resume Job Prep

Mon, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults career resume

Get yourself started or edit your current resume or cover letter. 

Get format, updating and uploading tips.

Walk-ins accepted.

Resume Job Prep

JUL
15

DIY Jewelry Club

Mon, Jul 15   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Walt Whitman, Auditorium

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging jewelry making

Share your love of arts and crafts with other adults.

Use scissors, paper, glue, beads, felt,

sparkles, beads, ribbbon, buttons, colored pencils, paint and other

arts and crafts materials from the library.

Add your...

Register
DIY Jewelry Club

JUL
27

Volunteers for Wildlife present Raptors of Long Island

Sat, Jul 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages environment summer reading

Join us for an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons.  Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet.  Get closer than you've ever been before to some incredible...

Volunteers for Wildlife present Raptors of Long Island

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