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FEB
18

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Feb 18   10:00 am to 11:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**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...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Read and Play

Tue, Feb 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Come and hear stories, make friends and play at our inclusive storytime. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

Chair yoga

Tue, Feb 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

After School Homework Help

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Tue, Feb 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school teen time

Need to de-stress from school? Come and draw, color, write, read, or just chill and hang out with your friends in your own library space!

Teen Time

After School Stories

Tue, Feb 18   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Feb 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

FEB
19

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Babies and Books

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For ages Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Feb 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Feb 19   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Feb 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés.

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

After School Homework Help

Wed, Feb 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Origami

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts diy

We provide kids with origami paper and teach them how to do origami. 

Origami

Adult Coloring: NEW DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

Our new day and time is Wednesdays@ 3:30-4:30 PM.

 

Adult Coloring: NEW  DAY AND TIME (SEE BELOW)

Teen Gaming

Wed, Feb 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Feb 19   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

FEB
20

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Feb 20   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**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

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Feb 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

After School Homework Help

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Feb 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself. Please arrive on time.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People creative writing humanities and art

In this hands-on workshop, participants will write and draw a one-page comic about or inspired by an object. The workshop will be guided by comics artist JB Brager. Participants may bring their own art supplies and sentimental objects, or can use...

Register
Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Book Discussion: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

Thu, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults book club book discussion

For our February discussion, we will discuss A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier, the author of Girl with A Pearl Earring.

Book Discussion: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

FEB
21

Story Play

Fri, Feb 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Knitting

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Teen Gaming

Fri, Feb 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults black history month poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

This week we will focus on the work of famous African American poets.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrate Black History Month with the Poetry of African Americans

Teen Tech Time/Robotics

Fri, Feb 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time/Robotics

Chess Workshop

Fri, Feb 21   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play or improve your game from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

FEB
22

After School Homework Help

Sat, Feb 22   10:15 am to 12:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a...

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Feb 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

Little Scientists

Sat, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Feb 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with Lego

Sat, Feb 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years open-house

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

FEB
24

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults finance income tax tax help

All AARP free tax preparation sites for low and middle income taxpayers operate on a first come, first served basis. To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required...

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

Discovery Table

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Discovery table fun with legos or train sets

Discovery Table

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Feb 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

ESOL Class

Mon, Feb 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Feb 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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