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The Coupon Exchange

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Dyker Library

Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they'd like to use.

The Coupon Exchange

Books and Beats - Library Rocks Instrument Play Display

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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Books and Beats! Sign up for Summer Reading.

Libraries Rock Instrument Play Display.

Play the drums! Play the Piano! Play the maracas!

All instrument ready and waiting for you to play!

Books and Beats - Library Rocks Instrument Play Display

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

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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

DISCOVERY TABLE

Mon, Aug 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Shared fun for birth through six year-olds! Play with legos and trains.

DISCOVERY TABLE

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Create your own library at home, get a FREE book when you sign up for R.I.F., get another FREE book after every 3rd visit to RIF.

Summer R.I.F. Book Club

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

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

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

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

game on! summer reading table-top & board games

Choose from a variety of board games to play with while making new friends.

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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

Teen Tech Time

Movies @ the Library: My Cousin Rachel

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Starring...

Movies @ the Library: My Cousin Rachel

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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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 Specialist. No appointment necessary, first-come first-served.

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Kids Tech Time: Video Gaming

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

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Video games for kids ages 6 and up.

Kids Tech Time: Video Gaming

Family Movies @ the Library

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

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Come in and watch a family friendly movie with us! 

We have old classics and new blockbusters.

Family Movies @ the Library

Reading Buddies

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Our Summer Book Buddies want to hang out and read with you. Kids of all ages are invited to share their favorite titles or new finds with our teen volunteers. Read to a Book Buddy! Ask them to read a story to you! If you read a book you love,...

Reading Buddies

DIY: The Art of Kumihimo

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

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Come and learn the art of kumihimo, or Japanese braiding, and make a bracelet to take home!

Materials will be provided by the library while supplies last.

DIY: The Art of Kumihimo

Creative Afternoon

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Arlington Library

Join us every week for some fun arts and crafts! Kids and teens can create their own unique project every week!

Creative Afternoon

Movies @ the Library:The Journey

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

The Journey (Drama) 94 Minutes The Journey is the gripping account of how two men from opposite sides of the political spectrum came together to change the course of history. In 2006, amidst the ongoing, decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland...

Movies @ the Library:The Journey

Kids Explore

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Explore their creativity through Keva Blocks, Drawing, and gaming.

Kids Explore

Ebooks, Audiobooks and Videos

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and  videos plus more from your local public library with the Overdrive app - anywhere, anytime.  All you need is a library card.

Ebooks, Audiobooks and Videos

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

game on! summer reading

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!

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids 6 - 17:  win a pair of Bluetooth headphones!

How?

Register for Summer Reading 2018 at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org and select Sheepshead Bay as your primary branch.

or visit Sheepshead Bay Branch, and our...

Summer Reading Beanstack registration

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

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

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Please join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcomed. No prior writing experience is necessary.

NY Writers Coalition Drop-In Workshop

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

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Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create: Summer Crafts

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

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Use your creativity and our craft supplies to make something fun each week this summer.

Kids Create: Summer Crafts

Chess

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

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Open chess program for kids of all ages

Chess

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Just Dance

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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Shake, Shake, Shake to the music!!!

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Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Library Lab

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program for ages 6-12 years old.

Library Lab

Gaming

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

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Join us for gaming every Monday and Wednesday this summer.  Come play video games on the Wii U, Playstation 4 or the Xbox One! with your friends or make new friends.  Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours.

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Gaming

Family Karaoke

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

music

Sing along to popular songs!

Family Karaoke

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

summer reading closing celebration

Come join us for our end of Summer Reading celebration. Listen and Jam with Jamie and Friends.

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

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

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Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your resume, cover letter, interview, or job search.

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Movie Time Competition for Teens

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

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Teens are invited to come watch a movie and write a review about it. There will be a contest and a prize give away.

Movie Time Competition for Teens

Library Lab

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program for youth

Library Lab

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

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

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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)

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

ESOL Conversation

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Practice and improve your conversation skills.

Meet new friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Coney Island Library

 

Kingsborough Community College is partnering with Brooklyn Public Library to help you improve your math skills and apply to CUNY. If you’re interested in any of the following, this program is for you!

 

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FREE CUNY Math Start Information Session

Library Lab: Secret Messages

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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Learn the science behind invisible ink and how to create it, then write your own secret messages!

Library Lab: Secret Messages

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   New Lots Library

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Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more. Play games with your friends or make new ones! For kids and teens. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Game On!

Welcome to littleBits

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

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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.

Welcome to littleBits

Chess Workshop

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

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

Chess Workshop

FortNite Mondays

Mon, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Come team up with a group of friends, and compete as squad!

No experience necessary

Form Fortnite teams, and spend time with friends playing and practicing the game together.

FortNite Mondays

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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 both Chinese and English.

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Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Family Movie

Mon, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Woody must protect his forest home from Lance Walters, who starts building his dream mansion in the forest with his son, Tommy, and fiancée, Vanessa. To make matters worse, he must avoid the clutches of two grizzly poachers.

Family Movie

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts summer reading

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Drop-In Computer Lab

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

DIY: Album Cover Coasters

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Need something, other than a book, to put your ice cold, frosty drink on? Design your one-of-a-kind coaster with your favorite musician's album cover.

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DIY: Album Cover Coasters

Build with LEGO

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

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LEGO and DUPLO fun for kids up to age 12

Build with LEGO

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

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

Teen Tech Time

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