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JAN
23

Improve your research skills

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 23   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, Jan 23   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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JAN
24

Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids book discussion kids create kids explore poetry

Kids are invited to a reading of As Good As Anybody, the true story about the friendship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. The story will be followed by a book discussion and poetry workshop.

 

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Kids Explore: Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks, and takes place in studio 4 in Spaceworks on the...

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jan 24   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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

JAN
25

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Literacy Volunteer Information Session Cancelled

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

La clase de meditación guiada

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Conéctate con el presente a través de una meditación guiada.  Aprende:

la diferencia entre el dolor y el sufrimiento reprograma la mente, sale de piloto automático técnicas de mindfulness para combatir la ansiedad y la depresión...
La clase de meditación guiada

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids first 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, Jan 25   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JAN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Jan 27   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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school music

Jon Berger shares wisdom from his 35-year-career as a percussionist on Broadway and in the recording  studio.  Participants will experience hands-on how percussion sound effects are used in the theater, TV, and movies to tell stories,...

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

JAN
28

Tax Help

Tue, Jan 28   9:30 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

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Tax Help

Google Apps

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Tips & Tricks you didn't know you could do with Google for on the go, at work and having fun.

(Gmail, Maps, Youtube, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos, etc...)

Google Apps

Family Movie Night: Mirai

Tue, Jan 28   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

When Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun...

Family Movie Night: Mirai

JAN
29

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   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, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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 our ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 29   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

The Brain Fitness Club

Wed, Jan 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning

Please join us for a special program for people with developmental disabilities.

Read, play, and have fun at the library! Hear stories read by our librarians, play with words and numbers, and create your own pictures...

The Brain Fitness Club

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jan 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

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Teen Tech Time

Teen Gaming

Wed, Jan 29   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 29   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school homework help

We can help you with your homework. No question is too big or small!

After School Homework Help

JAN
30

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Jan 30   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 30   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Tax Help

Thu, Jan 30   4:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults tax help

Free Online Tax Help

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Tax Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 30   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

JAN
31

Story Play

Fri, Jan 31   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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Jan 31   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Jan 31   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jan 31   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

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Jan 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

FEB
1

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Feb 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Feb 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Feb 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

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