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NOV
20

Essays on the History of Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Community and Organizations, Resistance and Empowerment

Wed, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults hispanic heritage month spanish

Tonight's program in the Essay series is: Community and Organizations, Resistance and Empowerment.

Essays on the History of Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Community and Organizations, Resistance and Empowerment

NOV
21

Toddler Time

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Children's Open Play

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Great Short Stories: Excellent People by Anton Chekhov

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion

For the month of November, we will read and discuss the short story Excellent People by Anton Chekhov, one of the greatest contemporary short story writers in the world. During his brief lifetime, he wrote more than 400 short stories....

Great Short Stories: Excellent People by Anton Chekhov

Babies & Books

Thu, Nov 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on! positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Chess Workshop

Thu, Nov 21   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Kids NaNoWriMo: Prompt Fun

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts creative writing kids create

November is when we celebrate NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a project where participants attempt to write a 50,000 word book in just one little month. At Gerritsen we don't expect our youngest to write that many words (...

Kids NaNoWriMo: Prompt Fun

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun.
For ages 4-10

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens 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

3D Print Thanksgiving

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids arts and crafts techknowledge

Learn the Basics of 3d Printing and create simple objects.

3D Print Thanksgiving

eBooks Basics

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Nov 21   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, Nov 21   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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Nov 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Nov 21   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

Figure Out Your Future: Find the Right College & Financial Aid Using Library Resources

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults career

Learn how Brooklyn Public Library's databases -- including Career Cruising, Vault, Learning Express Library and Brainfuse -- can help you find, prepare for, and more easily afford the appropriate college for you or your children. We will also...

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Figure Out Your Future: Find the Right College & Financial Aid Using Library Resources

Books and Brews: Ghost Wall

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults book club book discussion

Do you like beer and talking about books? Join us as we discuss:

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Thursday, November 21 at 7 PM

@The Gather Inn Again
2718 Gerritsen Ave.

Books are available at the Gerritsen...

Books and Brews: Ghost Wall

NOV
22

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Nov 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Nov 22   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

Babies & Books

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Featured Film: TRIAL BY FIRE

Fri, Nov 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: TRIAL BY FIRE

Build with LEGO

Fri, Nov 22   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Build amazing creations with Lego at the library.
Ages 4-10

Build with LEGO

Knitting

Fri, Nov 22   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

NOV
23

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email microsoft office techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Nov 23   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!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

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

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art, and play will help you and your child...

Featured Event
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Little Scientists

Sat, Nov 23   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, Nov 23   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

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Nov 23   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

Build with Lego

Sat, Nov 23   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

After School Homework Help

Sat, Nov 23   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

NOV
25

Build with Duplo

Mon, Nov 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Nov 25   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, Nov 25   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Mon, Nov 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

BRL

Mon, Nov 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league

Join with us with Robotic.

BRL

NOV
26

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Nov 26   11:00 am to 1:00 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)

Computer Basics

Tue, Nov 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Nov 26   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Improve your research skills

Tue, Nov 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults research

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Improve your research skills

After School Homework Help

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Tween Tech Time

Kids Create

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.  

 

Kids Create

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