E.g., Dec 16 2019
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

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

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

Adult Coloring

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

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

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

Creative Writing

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

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

Chess Workshop

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

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Are you a CHESSMASTER????

Come In and Find Out, learn some tricks and tips with our Chess Instructor, Jose Villar @ your local Library

Chess Workshop

Children's Movie

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

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

Story Time

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

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Community Performance: From Tragedy to Triumph - 400 Years (1619-2019)

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 400 Years Later music poetry

2019 marks 400 years since the first slave ship arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. To honor this moment in history - and reflect on the impact still felt today - join us at the Paerdegat Library for a spectacular performance by our community members...

Featured Event
Community Performance: From Tragedy to Triumph - 400 Years (1619-2019)

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

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

DEC
19

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

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

Story Play

Fri, Dec 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids techknowledge

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

Teen Zone

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

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

DEC
21

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Dec 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Mon, Dec 23   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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Dec 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Dec 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

DEC
24

Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

DEC
26

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Dec 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

DEC
27

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids techknowledge

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

Teen Zone

Fri, Dec 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

DEC
28

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Dec 28   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

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

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Mon, Dec 30   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

Adult Coloring

Mon, Dec 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

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