E.g., Nov 12 2019
NOV
12

Coloring for kids

Tue, Nov 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Nov 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Computer in Chinese

Tue, Nov 12   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults computer basics

Learn the introductory Computer basics in Chinese

Computer in Chinese

Team Up to Read

Tue, Nov 12   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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 12   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Tue, Nov 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Nov 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Curtis on Tour: Vera Quartet and pianist Meng-Chieh Liu

Tue, Nov 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Golbal initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, co-presents the Vera Quartet with guest Meng-Chieh Liu. Winners of the 2018 Astral Artists National Auditions, the Vera Quartet is currently the String...

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Curtis on Tour: Vera Quartet and pianist Meng-Chieh Liu

NOV
13

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Story and play

Wed, Nov 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

Story and play

English Conversation Group

Wed, Nov 13   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

Coloring for kids

Wed, Nov 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Nov 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Homework Help

Wed, Nov 13   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

DIY: Makerspace

Wed, Nov 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

This is an open craft program.

We supply the materials, you provide the inspiration.

 

DIY: Makerspace

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Nov 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Wed, Nov 13   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies

The 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought to North America (1619) is being commemorated across the United States. Join us for this series of films that explore and celebrate African American History.  

All films...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Nov 13   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

NOV
14

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Nov 14   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Coloring for kids

Thu, Nov 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Nov 14   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Join us in the toddler area for a fun hour of playtime. Toys are provided but children are welcome to bring their own as well.

Afternoon Playtime

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Nov 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

2020 Census job Fair/ Recruitment Tabling

Thu, Nov 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults 2020 census

Census Job Fair/Recruitment Tabling

2020 Census job Fair/ Recruitment Tabling

Game On!

Thu, Nov 14   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Take a break and play board games with us! We offer games such as Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Uno, Apples to Apples and more!

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 14   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

NOV
15

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Nov 15   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Coloring for kids

Fri, Nov 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Nov 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

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

Fri, Nov 15   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007) | Directed by Andrew...

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

Chess Workshop

Fri, Nov 15   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
16

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Nov 16   10:00 am to 12:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Experience edge of your seat fun!

Amore will amaze children and their parents with a performance that tops all others. Fast paced and original, this one-of-a-kind performance utilizes amazing magic, hilarious side-splitting comedy, music...

Featured Event
The Magic of Amore presents: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Coloring for kids

Sat, Nov 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

NOV
17

Sunday Homework Help

Sun, Nov 17   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids homework help

Help children with their homework.  From 1-7 grades.

Sunday Homework Help

Coloring for kids

Sun, Nov 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Nov 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

Sun, Nov 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

“Uncovered” presents the music of African-American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships...

Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Catalyst Quartet

NOV
18

Monday Storytime

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

Coloring for kids

Mon, Nov 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Homework Help

Mon, Nov 18   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 18   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)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights 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

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

Featured Event
Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

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