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19

Anime Club

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens anime and manga

Do you like anime and manga?

Want to learn more about Japanese culture?

Are you a teen (ages 12 to 18)?

Come check out Brower Park’s brand-new anime club, where members will watch, read, and discuss their favorite shows...

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Anime Club

Build with LEGO

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids

Show your inner architect and build with Lego.

Build with LEGO

Ask a Tech

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay 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 "Ask a Tech" for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Game On!

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on!

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

Game On!

Chess Club

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Kids chess workshop

Open chess program for kids of all ages

Chess Club

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Chess Workshop

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

Brooklyn Robotic League

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and...space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by Octorber 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...

Brooklyn Robotic League

BROOKLYN ROBOTICS LEAGUE

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge teen time

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...

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BROOKLYN ROBOTICS LEAGUE

After School Homework Help

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Japanese Storytime

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years

Read and Sing in Japanese!

0歳から3歳くらいの乳幼児を対象に、日本語での絵本の読みきかせ、手遊び、わらべうたなどを楽しむ会を、Leonard Library で開催します(無料)。絵本と歌の後は、自由に遊ぶ時間です。

ぜひご参加ください。

Age Group: Birth to Five Years

This first five years program is called "Tako no Ashi...

Japanese Storytime

Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. In this  series you will cover the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

 ...

Microsoft Word Basics

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Brownsville 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

Homework Help

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

After School Stories

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Teen Time

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Join your friends to work on your art, play video games, board games, or just hang out!

Teen Time

Effective Communication Strategies - Alzheimer's Association

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults alzheimer's mental health

An Education Program by the Alzheimer’s Association

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people...

Effective Communication Strategies - Alzheimer's Association

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Adventures!

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens game on! gaming for teens

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons and Dragons Adventures!

Anime Club

Mon, Nov 19   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Teens and tweens, come join us as we watch an anime series and/or read a manga series of your democratic choosing! 

Other Dates: 

December 3, 2018 December 17, 2018
Anime Club

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Mon, Nov 19   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for ProjectArt, a creative fun filled free art program for kids where participants:

Create new and fun projects every week.

Create artwork that will be shown in a gallery exhibition at the end of the program.

...

ProjectArt FREE Visual Art Classes for youth in the library!

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Nov 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

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

Anime Club for Teens

Mon, Nov 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens

Eastern Parkway's weekly Anime Club welcomes tweens and teens who want to watch full length episodes of the best Japanese anime around!

This program is for tweens/teens ages 13+

 

 

Anime Club for Teens

ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event

Mon, Nov 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults hotspot 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

Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

Mon, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

In this panel discussion learn the steps, tips and resources to get your small fashion & beauty businesses manufactured. Presented in partnership with the Local Development Corporation of East NY.

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Bring your Fashion & Beauty Dream to Market

English Conversation Group

Mon, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

Visible Mending

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults diy

Do you have clothes with unsightly wear and tear? Learn how to spice them up with "visible mending." In this class you will learn the basics of embroidery, find assistance from the instructor on project planning and have access to examples of...

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Visible Mending

Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults

Bracing for the Revolution is a free ten-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The US is at a crossroads. The status quo cannot endure much longer.  Too many people are hurting and...

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Bracing for the Revolution: Landmark Documents and Speeches in American History

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

Mon, Nov 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book discussion

Caesar and Christ (volume 3 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
We will examine the rise and fall of Julius Caesar, the intrigues of Antony and Cleopatra, and the Emperor Constantine and his conversion to Christianity....

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Two: Caesar and Christ)

2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

Mon, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents midterm explainer

Was it a Blue Wave? A mandate for Green jobs? A hundred new cracks in the Glass Ceiling? All of the above?

This is the culminating event for the 2018 Midterm Explainer. Join a very smart roster of political analysts and explainers...

Featured Event Register
2018 Midterm Explainer: The Post-Mortem

NOV
20

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 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 @the YMCA

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

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

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Older Adults

Do you have questions about the new Health Care Law? Would you like help signing up on the new New York State Insurance Exchanges? Trained Navigators are available at the Mapleton Library to answer your questions and help you navigate...
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

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Free Financial Coaching

Chess Club

Tue, Nov 20   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

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

Babies & Books

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

Ages 0-18 months...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Story Play

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Come join us for stories and songs, with playtime and socializing afterward.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy stories and play for 18 months  to 3 year olds.

Toddler Time

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