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DEC
12

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion national poetry month

For the month of December, we will read the acclaimed short story The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino.

You may obtain a copy of this short story, free of charge, at the customer service desk.

Participants...

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book club book discussion

We continue to mourn the loss of one of history's greatest literary fitgures, Toni Morrison and as we struggle to grapple with accepting her absence and how best to celebrate her incalcuable contributions to the literary canon, we ...

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Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Day 2: Felting and Embroidery Workshop

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens friends of the library

2-day felting and embroidery workshop with instructor Lynn Cave for middle and high school students. Create a decoration to take home!

On Day 1 (Wednesday) plan and draw your design On Day 2 (Thursday) complete your decoration and...
Day 2: Felting and Embroidery Workshop

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids explore library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 9) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Shape Up New York

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults fitness stomp clap and sing

Work up a sweat and get in shape, the fun way...

Shape Up New York

DEC
13

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

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

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Knitting

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
14

Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids arts and crafts christmas friends of the library holiday

Join the Friends of Brower Park Library's 2nd Annual Winter Festival!

There will be:

Free hot cider and donuts Special Musical Storytime with Jez (ages 0-6) Decorate winter themes ornaments with art instructor Lynn Cave (ages 5-...
Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

Little Scientists

Sat, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

1980 from a novel by Paddy Chayefsky and Directed by Ken Russell.   Starring William Hurt and Blair Brown

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in this nine week workshop as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue & Cumbia.

It will end with a culminating...

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

After School Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Build with Lego

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years open-house

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

DEC
16

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Sessions with SCORE counselors are by appointment only. To request an in-person mentoring session with a SCORE counselor, register or RSVP online.

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from...

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Book Adventures

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids book club book discussion

This program includes activities inspired by books for ages 6-12.

 

Book Adventures

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Dec 16   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

DEC
17

Storytime

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

DIY (YA)

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Join us for open crafting time! Make cool stuff using duct tape and lanyards, create custom pins, magnets, and more!

DIY (YA)

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Dec 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

DEC
18

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Sessions with SCORE counselors are by appointment only. To request an in-person mentoring session with a SCORE counselor, register or RSVP online.

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from...

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

Story Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

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 Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés.

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

Resume Writing Basics

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults career resume

Do you need to write or update your resume? Please join us for a presentation on resume writing - we will cover the basic parts of a resume, with do’s & dont’s, and tips & advice for creating a resume that will present you effectively to...

Resume Writing Basics

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Teen Anime Club

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

Every Thursday, we'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, play anime style video games, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come...

Teen Anime Club

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

DEC
19

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

DEC
20

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

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

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Knitting

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
21

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Dec 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

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