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JAN
25

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years 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   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay 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

Friends of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults book sale Friends of the Library

The Friends of Saratoga Library are hosting a BOOK SWAP! Don’t know what to do with that book you loved but will probably never read again? Want to share your enthusiasm for a great book with other readers? You are invited to our Book Swap. We...

Featured Event
Friends of Saratoga Library Book Swap

Coloring Club

Sat, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Jan 25   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 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

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

JAN
26

Chess Club

Sun, Jan 26   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

JAN
27

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Chess Club

Mon, Jan 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

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jan 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou 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...

Computer Basics

Toddler Time

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Story Play

Mon, Jan 27   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Stories, songs, and playtime for ages 0-5.

*Because space is limited, tickets will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis at the 2nd floor information desk at 11 am.

Story Play

Play Time

Mon, Jan 27   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

DIY: Mosaic Coasters

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us for a fun and easy craft. Ages 12-18

DIY: Mosaic Coasters

Read and Play

Mon, Jan 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 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

Game On

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

Kids game on

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Teen Time

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens teen tech time 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 consoles, board...

Teen Time

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Need a Break from video games?????

Come In and Play Favorite Board Games with your local Library!

 

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

After School Stories

Mon, Jan 27   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

Protect Your Piggy Bank

Mon, Jan 27   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults business finance

Weiss Financial Ratings is a new tool available to Brooklyn Public Library users, designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Join a representative from Weiss to learn how to find the best performing stocks and mutual funds...

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Protect Your Piggy Bank

JAN
28

Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Jan 28   10:00 am to 5:00 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

Tue, Jan 28   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

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 28   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 18 months-3 years.

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Jan 28   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)

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Tue, Jan 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

If you are eligible for Medicare, stop by to find out from the representatives from the Wellcare information plan if this is suitable for you.

Positive aging. Wellcare Plan Information Table

Introduction to Google Drive

Tue, Jan 28   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Learn how you can store and share files in the cloud and access them anywhere via the internet. You will also learn how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Google Docs application.

Introduction to Google Drive

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative  Writing  Workshop

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Tue, Jan 28   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Jan 28   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Test your master builder skills to create fun and imaginative structures with LEGO.

*For ages 6 and up

Build with LEGO

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school 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

DIY: Teen Crafting

Tue, Jan 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Have fun with arts and craft and unleash your creative side! Make something and bring it home. Materials will be provided while supplies last.

Featured Event
DIY: Teen Crafting

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Teen Tech Time: Robotics

Tue, Jan 28   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

Teens bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Welcome to the Annex!!!!!!!

Do you love LEGOs and Robotics? Well, here at the Annex we offer basic robotics program kids and teens ages 9-17. Kids and teens will learn to use EV3 software to program robots while exploring STEM concepts....

Teen Tech Time: Robotics

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Tue, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults business finance

One of the things to break my heart is the outcome of poverty! Join us today as we speak about breaking cycles of poverty! Now, we know that this isn’t a concert, yet these FREE workshops can change the course of your thinking, then change the...

Farley Productions Financial Workshop

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jan 28   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Topeka School by Ben Lerner.

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JAN
29

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 29   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 Pre-Show

Wed, Jan 29   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Annex

Kids techknowledge

Enjoy a lovely pre-show before "Story Play"

Kids Pre-Show

Story Play

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Big Playdate

Wed, Jan 29   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Birth to Five Years Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years story play

Stop by the Big Playdate at the BPL Annex to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

...
Big Playdate

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Jan 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

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