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DEC
16

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

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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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

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

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

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

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

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

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

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

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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

DEC
19

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Business & Career Book Discussion Group: Seize the Day

Thu, Dec 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion business

One day in the life of actor Tommy Wilhelm; middle aged, out of work, and nearly broke, he seeks an easy financial win…and salvation…by investing in the commodity futures market.

Please join us in reading Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow’s...

Business & Career Book Discussion Group: Seize the Day

DEC
20

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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

DEC
23

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 23   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

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

NYWC Write Now Cancelled

Tue, Dec 24   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

DEC
26

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Philosophy Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

DEC
30

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 30   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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

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

DEC
31

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 31   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

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