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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

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

All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Award-winning cartoonist and publisher Carta Monir presents a workshop appropriate for ages 18 and up. Writing honestly and candidly about sex is difficult, but it doesn't have to feel impossible. Participants will leave the workshop with a short...

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All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

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

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

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Dec 16   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Dec 16   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

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

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years story play toddler time

All parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children aged 0-5 to listen to stories, sing songs, and chant rhymes. Afterwards, there will be time to play and socialize!

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Toddler Time

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

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

DEC
19

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Coloring for kids

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  

 

Coloring for kids

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

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Dec 20   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Central Library Friday Film Club  Showing in December: Rockstar Bio-Pics

Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.--Rocketman (2019): Taron Egerton and the entire cast did their own singing in this incredible human story of Elton John’s...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

Homework Help

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

DEC
21

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness positive aging

Come & join us in this amazing nine week Afro-Haitian Dance Workshop. Even if you don’t want to dance come enjoy the music and meet new friends.

Saturdays, October 12th to December 21st, 2019, 10:30am

Culminating Event:...

Creative aging: Let's Dance!

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Dec 21   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush 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 them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Mon, Dec 23   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is a...

Resume & Career Help (Flatbush Library)

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Dec 23   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
24

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

DEC
26

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

DEC
27

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Dec 27   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Central Library Friday Film Club: Coal Miner's Daughter

Fri, Dec 27   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Central Library Friday Film Club  Showing in December: Rockstar Bio-Pics

Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.--Rocketman (2019): Taron Egerton and the entire cast did their own singing in this incredible human story of Elton John’s...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Coal Miner's Daughter

Homework Help

Fri, Dec 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

DEC
30

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Dec 30   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
31

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 31   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

JAN
2

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Jan 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

JAN
3

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Jan 3   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Llama Man

Fri, Jan 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Llama Man

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 3   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for kids.

Homework Help

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