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DEC
12

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program. Registration required, starting on October 1st. The class is limited to 16 people. Once registration is filled, patrons can be placed on a waiting list....

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

ESOL Class

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

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

Adults adult learning book discussion national poetry month

For the month of December, we will read the acclaimed short story The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino.

You may obtain a copy of this short story, free of charge, at the customer service desk.

Participants...

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 12   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Women's Support Group

Thu, Dec 12   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Story Play

Thu, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Dec 12   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 Club

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

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

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   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

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids explore library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 9) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Dec 12   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!

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 12   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, Dec 12   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 12   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

Mini Chess Tournament with William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

This mini chess tournament is created to welcome the beginner’s players and to inspire the most advanced.

Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for each category and medals to all!

For Kids and Teens

Register at the information...

Mini Chess Tournament  with William Del Castillo

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Dec 12   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 12   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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

DEC
13

ESOL Class

Fri, Dec 13   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Dec 13   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

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids friends of the library kids explore

Come to Gerritsen  Beach Library for Jewelry sale, organized by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library!!

Browse a collection of  kids fancy earrings & necklaces available to buy!! 

All proceeds raised by...

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 13   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: ROCKETMAN

Fri, Dec 13   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: ROCKETMAN

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Coloring for kids

Fri, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

Coloring for kids

The Dyker Singers Christmas Concert

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults christmas live music

Hop in a cab like Santa and head to the Dyker Library for the free Dyker Singers Christmas Concert, directed by Dr. Carolyn H. Clark. 

The Dyker Singers Christmas Concert

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Knitting

Fri, Dec 13   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

Cross Cultural Conversations

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults conversations

Discussion of all things human. 

Cross Cultural Conversations

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading 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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Fri, Dec 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

DEC
14

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 14   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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 14   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, Dec 14   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

Winter Holidays: Fundraiser: Sponsored by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids christmas friends of the library holiday

Kids and families come and have fun !!!

Story tIme, decorating Ornaments and Cookies, Facepainting, Raffles  and Treats

Photos with Santa

( for a small suggested donation)

 

Winter Holidays: Fundraiser: Sponsored by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 14   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Little Scientists

Sat, Dec 14   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, Dec 14   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

Italian Opera Holiday Concert

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults holiday music

Join us for an afternoon of glorious music presented by our resident company. We will be treated to a wonderful program of opera arias, traditional Italian and Russian songs, Broadway Musical favorites, and Holiday Songs.

Italian Opera Holiday Concert

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Dec 14   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

After School Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Build with Lego

Sat, Dec 14   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

DEC
15

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!

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