E.g., Dec 12 2019
DEC
11

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

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

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer: Brooklyn Mobile Constituent Services

Wed, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults benefit assistance immigrant services

Have a problem? Need help from the government? Learn what the Comptroller's office can do for you.

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer: Brooklyn Mobile Constituent Services

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Teen Time

Wed, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge 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...

Teen Time

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Dec 11   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
12

Chess Club

Thu, Dec 12   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

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Toddlers and babies can practice their gross and fine motor skills in a fun and active environment.

Ages 18 months - 5 years

Build with DUPLO

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech 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.

Teen Tech Time

Community Service Hour

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Central Library Cookbook Club

Thu, Dec 12   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club conversations cooking

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Join us at our monthly Cookbook Club!  

Central Library Cookbook Club

DEC
13

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Dec 13   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

Fri, Dec 13   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

2020 Census Jobs Application Assistance at Midwood Library

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U. S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Census Bureau representatives will be at the Midwood Library on December 13 to describe Census employment to all job-...

2020 Census Jobs Application Assistance at Midwood Library

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 13   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Central Library Friday Film Club: Sid and Nancy

Fri, Dec 13   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: Sid and Nancy

Game On!

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Gaming program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, Nintendo Switch &...

Game On!

DEC
14

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...

Register
All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Film Screening: Moana (2017)

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family film

"You're welcome!" Meet Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), a spirited teen who sets sail on a daring mission to save her people.  Along the way, she meets the once mighty demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson), and together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled...

Featured Event
Film Screening: Moana (2017)

DEC
15

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Sun, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

American-born director Arthur Robison moved to Germany, directed films like Warning Shadows (1923) in the Expressionistic style and then brought that style to England for this first film-version of Liam O’Flaherty’s 1925 novel. Set among Dublin...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Chess Club

Sun, Dec 15   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

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Dec 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Repertoire TBA.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

DEC
16

Chess Club

Mon, Dec 16   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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

There won't be any class

December 9,23,30.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school apple bank holiday

Join Tkiya, the Jewish music community initiative, for a cultural exploration of the holidays.

באַהעפטן טקייאַ, די איניציאטיוו פון אידישע מוזיק קהל אַ קולטור עקספּלעריישאַן פון די האָלידייַס.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Teen Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge 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...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   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

Anime Club

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens anime and manga teen time

Interested in anime & manga? Join our anime club! 

Every month we vote on 2-3 episodes to watch and also discuss what we're currently reading.

 

Anime Club

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

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

Mon, Dec 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Renaissance (volume 5 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss the influence of the Medici family in Florence, and the life and artistic genius of Michelangelo.

Please join us for a...

Featured Event
History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

DEC
17

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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

Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam are here to invite Junior Agents, Holiday Pixies, and new recruits to sing, dance and play along with their globe-spanning musical adventure to celebrate holidays around the world.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves! 

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Creative Arts for Teens Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   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

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with Lego at the library.

Ages 6-12

*No unattended children or toddlers.

Build with LEGO

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

School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults podcasting and audio recording

Join the hosts of School Colors, Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freeman, for a discussion with Chalkbeat journalists at this special event. Featuring special guest NeQuan McLean, president of the District 16 Community Education Council...

Register
School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Wed, Dec 18   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults community partner

Want to learn about international adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an informal information session to learn about Spence-Chapin and our International Adoption Programs in South Africa, Colombia and Bulgaria. We'll discuss the...

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 18   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

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

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

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Wed, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults friends of the library

Please support your neighborhood library. Books and handmade items will be available for sale.

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Teen Time Cancelled

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge 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...

Teen Time

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