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DEC
14

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Dec 14   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults friends of the library

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better!

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library meet...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   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, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Resume & Career Help Cancelled

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's job market?  Not sure what to say in interviews? 

We can help!  Come and meet one-on-one with our...

Resume & Career Help

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

Drop-In-Tech Time Cancelled

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

DEC
15

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

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

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 16   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

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!

Resume & Job Preparation

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

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation

Game On

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

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

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

Annual Chess Tournament

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Prove your Chess Mastery 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

For beginners or advanced players.

Please sign up here, or call 718-773-1180 to register.

Register
Annual Chess Tournament

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 17   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   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

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

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

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 17   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

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Build with DUPLO

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo stem & steam

Join us for fun with DUPLO -- building blocks suitable for the littlest hands.

Build with DUPLO

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
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Free Financial Coaching

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Dec 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Computer Basics

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

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

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

Crochet Circle

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

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 18   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

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

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

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

Teens 400 Years Later movies at the library

Malcolm X (1992) - this film dramatizes key events in Malcolm X's life: his criminal career, his incarceration, his conversion to Islam, his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his later falling out with the organization, his marriage...

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

DEC
19

Chess Club

Thu, Dec 19   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

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 19   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, Dec 19   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

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 19   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 19   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

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Dec 19   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

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