E.g., Dec 13 2019
DEC
14

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sat, Dec 14   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

BPL Pop-Up Shop

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults pop-up shop

Brooklyn Public Library is your source for everything you need—the latest books, one of a kind programs, and now BPL merch! Shop fun tees & totes, warm hoodies, and drinkware during our pop-up shop in the lobby at Central. There's something...

Featured Event
BPL Pop-Up Shop

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's exercise: détournement.

 ...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

DEC
15

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Dec 15   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

DEC
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Dec 16   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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...

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

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

DEC
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Dec 17   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training /  Get feedback on your resume and cover letter /  Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Let's Record and Edit

Tue, Dec 17   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

DEC
18

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Dec 18   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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

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

Census Recuitment

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults 2020 census career

Census Recruitment event the Stone Avenue Branch.

Census Recuitment

Japanese 101

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Dec 18   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
19

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
20

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Adults business community partner

What is New York Paid Family Leave, and how may it help your family?

What is workers’ compensation? What should you do if you are injured on the job?

If you’ve wanted to learn more about these important benefits, now is your...

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

D.I.Y Holiday Ornaments

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids diy holiday kids create

Tis the Season to....make your own holiday ornaments!

Supplies limited

D.I.Y Holiday Ornaments

DEC
21

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour first five years saturday storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

DEC
23

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

DEC
24

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 24   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

DEC
26

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 26   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 26   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
27

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

DEC
28

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
29

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Dec 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

DEC
30

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 30   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

DEC
31

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 31   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

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