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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 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...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Aug 24   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

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Chess Club

Sun, Aug 25   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

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Chess Club

Mon, Aug 26   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Kids Create: Coding for Kids

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Join us to learn how to code games; make your own lines of code with games from flappy bird, Minecraft and many others.

Kids Create: Coding for Kids

Story Play

Mon, Aug 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us in our 2nd floor Storytelling room for songs and stories.

Because space is limited, tickets will be distributed at the 2nd floor information desk at 11 am.

Story Play

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 26   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Game On!

Mon, Aug 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Joe the Magic Man

Mon, Aug 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids explore magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves, children will love to pet the animals involved in each of his shows.

Joe the Magic Man

Reading Coach

Mon, Aug 26   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school summer reading

Attending more reading programs increases your child’s chance of improving their skills!

Select branches are also offering the Team Up To Read program. This is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers...

Reading Coach

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Chess Club

Tue, Aug 27   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Introduction to American Sign Language

Tue, Aug 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 27   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Game On!

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Adult Art Club: Paper Marbling

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come explore your creative side while listening to relaxing music. This week we're making personalized cards, envelops and other paper gifts using paper marbling. 

Adult Art Club: Paper Marbling

DIY Crafts

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

DIY Crafts – Join us this summer as we get creative with arts and crafts! If you think it! We can make it! A variety of materials will be provided for all projects which will be yours to take.

Ages 10+

DIY Crafts

Build with LEGO

Tue, Aug 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego

For ages 6 and up.

Test your masterbuildling skills in our 2nd floor storytelling room.

Build with LEGO

E-Books / Internet Resources

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

  IPart: Come and get introduced to BKLYN E-Books & Media downloadble collection that can be read or played on PC, tablets, e-readers and other portable devices.

  IIPart: This part offers a tour on Brooklyn Public Library...

E-Books / Internet Resources

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

Toastmasters

Tue, Aug 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

Learn useful tips and tricks that will help you develop your speaking skills and reach your goals.

Toastmasters

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Chess Club

Wed, Aug 28   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 28   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, Aug 28   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

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 28   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids free summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Game On!

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Wed, Aug 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids kids create summer reading

Learn how to make a keychain or bracelet with plastic lanyard in all your favorite colors!

Kids Create: Lanyard

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Aug 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

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Chess Club

Thu, Aug 29   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

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Aug 29   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO and other toys in our 2nd floor storytelling room.

Build with DUPLO

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Game On!

Thu, Aug 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Aug 29   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

DIY Crafts

Thu, Aug 29   3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

DIY Crafts – Join us this summer as we get creative with arts and crafts! If you think it! We can make it! A variety of materials will be provided for all projects which will be yours to take.

Ages 10+

DIY Crafts

Reading Coach

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school summer reading

Attending more reading programs increases your child’s chance of improving their skills!

Select branches are also offering the Team Up To Read program. This is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers...

Reading Coach

August Book Club: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Thu, Aug 29   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults book club

Join us for a lively discussion of the national bestseller Women Talking by Miriam Toews on Thursday, August 29, 6:30 PM at the Kensington Library.

One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting...

August Book Club: Women Talking by Miriam Toews

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College and Career Help

Fri, Aug 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults business career

Career change? First job? Going back to school? Get your application ready with professional help from a Librarian at the Kensington branch. We provide writing, copyediting and design help for resumes, cover letters and portfolios, as well as...

College and Career Help

Chess Club

Fri, Aug 30   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Aug 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   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

Introduction to American Sign Language

Fri, Aug 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 30   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids summer meals

Free cold lunch for children age 18 years old and younger. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a lunch meal for all children 18 years old and under. Must be eaten on site.

Free Summer Meals

Game On!

Fri, Aug 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Board games for kids on the 2nd floor.

Game On!

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Chess Club

Tue, Sep 3   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Sep 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Tue, Sep 3   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice your English skills in a friendly, informal setting, every Tuesday night at 6pm.  Location varies, but the session is usually in the Storytime room upstairs.  No reservation necessary.

English Conversation Group

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Chess Club

Wed, Sep 4   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 4   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

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Sep 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

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