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Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Email Basics

Tue, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning 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

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens summer reading teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids after school build with lego stem & steam

Join us to take on a LEGO challenge or use your imagination to build your own unique creation.

Build with LEGO

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Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Aug 21   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids magic show summer reading summer reading closing celebration

A Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Children’s magician Patrick Swailes Caldwell performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson.

Featured Event
Abracadabra Magic Show Presented by Urban Stages

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 21   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

Register
Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults microsoft office

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word. Create your own template for writing personal and business letters, and learn how to save it to a flash drive. IMPORTANT: Please bring a flash drive with at least 2GB (available at most local Target/...

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

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Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Aug 22   2:15 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do a craft afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

This program is...

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Library Lab: Tower Challenge

Thu, Aug 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

How tall and stable can you build a tower made of drinking straws and masking tape—without standing on a chair to build it? 

Library Lab: Tower Challenge

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Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 23   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Stories & Snacks

Fri, Aug 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Each session children ages 2-5 will hear stories and enjoy a snack!  

Stories & Snacks

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Talking Needles

Fri, Aug 23   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Talking Needles

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Fri, Aug 23   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Lots Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam summer reading

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!

Hang out with your friends or meet new people

Build with LEGOs and DUPLOs

Science Edutainment

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages science and math stem & steam summer reading

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden, a science edutainer! “Brainy Bill” will engage and amuse you with a fun blend of jokes, slapstick, and science. Prepare to be amazed by a variety of scientific feats and celebrate the conclusion of summer...

Science Edutainment

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Aug 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics summer reading

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian.

Teen Computer Lab

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

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Computer Basics

Sat, Aug 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman Library

Adults 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

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Aug 24   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

Register
BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots 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

Capturing Effective BROLL

Sat, Aug 24   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film.

Register
Capturing Effective BROLL

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Aug 24   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club summer reading

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

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Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 26   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Game On! Board Games

Mon, Aug 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids game on! summer reading

Come and play some of your favorite board games including Monopoly, Jenga, Connect Four, Uno, Candyland and more.

Game On! Board Games

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Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 27   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Kids Gardening Club

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Children will explore the magic of watching a tiny seed turn into something they can eat. Plant seeds, read stories, sing and take home plants.

Kids Gardening Club

Email Basics

Tue, Aug 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning 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

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Tue, Aug 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens teen tech time

It's the next big thing! Virtual Reality Gaming is here!  Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various gaming systems such as: XBOX, Playstation 4, Playstaion VR in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time: Virtual Reality Gaming

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 27   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school reading is fundamental summer reading

Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Aug 27   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

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Babies and Books

Wed, Aug 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

Free Summer Meals

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

Kids free summer meals 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

Wed, Aug 28   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This class covers common equipment setups, tips for getting great audio, lighting considerations, as well as common challenges and pitfalls of shooting video with DSLRs. The class will also give you an opportunity to record a short video with...

Register
Intro to DSLR Filmmaking

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Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 29   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots 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.

Please note there is no service on July 4 or August 12.

Free Summer Meals

Library Lab: Egg Drop Challenge

Thu, Aug 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Celebrate STEAM week by using science and ingenuity to create a device that will protect an egg from a 10 foot drop!

Library Lab: Egg Drop Challenge

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Preschool Storytime

Fri, Aug 30   10:15 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Enjoy songs, stories and more for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 years old. If you have a group or class and wish to attend this program, please call to make an appointment at 718-649-0311.

Preschool Storytime

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

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

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

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