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NOV
16

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 16   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

Featured Event
The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 40s through the 80s.

Karaoke

NOV
17

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

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Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

 Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays  11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays  2:00pm - 3:00pm 

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Mon, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 101 Minutes The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a...

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 18   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

Chess Workshop

Mon, Nov 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Mon, Nov 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Age of Faith (volume 4 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss aspects of Islam and Judaism, as well as medieval music and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Please join us for a three part series of...

Featured Event
History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

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

English Class

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

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 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Bring some yard and needles and join the fun!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Email Basics

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults 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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Nov 19   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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 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

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

English Class

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Introduction to Social Media

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Learn social Media

Introduction to Social Media

Ask A Tech

Wed, Nov 20   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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
21

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Thu, Nov 21   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Book Discussion: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Thu, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BECOMING by Michelle Obama

“In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, the first African American...

Book Discussion:  Becoming by Michelle Obama

Kids Create

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Younger children MUST be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

StoryPlay 11am

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

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 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Fri, Nov 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Karaoke for Kids

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge

Get ready to sing your heart out--practice up on your favorites and come blow us away!

Karaoke for Kids

NOV
23

Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

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