E.g., Nov 21 2019
NOV
21

Community Service Hour

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

NOV
22

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Nov 22   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Fri, Nov 22   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

ESOL Mid-Cycle Registration - Fall 2019

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and...

ESOL Mid-Cycle Registration - Fall 2019

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Nov 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing. We will sit in a circle on chairs. No prior experience necessary. Drop into our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, love...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

English Conversation Group

Fri, Nov 22   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

Fri, Nov 22   3:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Open Range (2003) | Directed by...

Featured Event
Central Library Friday Film Club: Great westerns you haven’t seen!

Fun Friday

Fri, Nov 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Gaming program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, Nintendo Switch &...

Fun Friday

1619 Project: Dancing in Togetherness

Fri, Nov 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later

From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness - how to travel from the past to the present and move in togetherness? During this one hour workshop, we will learn the story of Frederick Douglass and embark on a journey of movement. In a circle and...

1619 Project: Dancing in Togetherness

Teen Zone

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Chess Workshop

Fri, Nov 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

NOV
23

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation Cancelled

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Local Author Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a special storytime featuring a Brooklyn author- Tanette Clendon, the author of Jessie The Big School Bully; for ages 5-10. Groups are best accommodated with prior notice. For large groups please call ahead at 718-573-5224 to schedule...

Local Author Saturday Storytime

Saturday Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Our staff offer guidance on resumes and cover letters but do not write...

Saturday Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Nov 23   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

NOV
24

Chess Club

Sun, Nov 24   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

NOV
25

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Nov 25   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more.

Sessions with SCORE counselors are...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Mon, Nov 25   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

Story Play

Mon, Nov 25   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

*SPACE IS LIMITIED.  Tickets are distriubuted at the 2nd floor information desk on a first come,...

Story Play

Read and Play

Mon, Nov 25   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 25   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

Teen Time

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

Homework Help

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Nov 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

After School Stories

Mon, Nov 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga 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

NOV
26

Chess Club

Tue, Nov 26   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, Nov 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Email Basics Cancelled

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Older Adults 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. How to set...
Email Basics

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends.  Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Team Up to Read

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up to Read

Build with LEGO

Tue, Nov 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with Lego at the library.

Ages 6-12

*No unattended children or toddlers.

Build with LEGO

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Nov 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Chess Workshop

Tue, Nov 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Are you a CHESSMASTER????

Come In and Find Out, learn some tricks and tips with our Chess Instructor, Jose Villar @ your local Library

Chess Workshop

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 26   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

Toastmasters

Tue, Nov 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning

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

Toastmasters

NOV
27

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Nov 27   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more.

Sessions with SCORE counselors are...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Chess Club

Wed, Nov 27   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

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Urdu for children and their parents or caregivers.

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

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

English Conversation Group

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Nov 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop Cancelled

Wed, Nov 27   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

Teen Time

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Wed, Nov 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens 400 Years Later movies at the library

Ruby Bridges - six year old Ruby Bridges was the first black girl to attend a publi school during the 1960s.  Despite facing racism and challenges, Ruby persevered and is an excellent role model for youth today. It's a sweet movie of a brave...
1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

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