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JAN
18

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jan 18   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

JAN
21

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Jan 21   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 21   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Jan 21   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

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Jan 21   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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO and Duplo blocks.

 

Build with LEGO

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Jan 21   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

JAN
22

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Story Play

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 22   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

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 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

Book Adventures for Kids: Limited time only!

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids arts and crafts kids create kids explore read across brooklyn

Join us for bookish fun as we read a book together and do an activity or craft based on the book!

Please note: **This program is designed for kids aged 6-12**

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Book Adventures for Kids: Limited time only!

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Jan 22   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.

Meeting...

Fiber Arts Group

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 22   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Drop-in and learn strategy from our chess grandmaster master William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

All ages - all levels.

Chess Workshop

JAN
23

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

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 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!"

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 23   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

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Lots Learning Center

Adults adult learning early literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Register
Literacy Volunteer Information  Session

Toddler Time

Thu, Jan 23   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 23   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

Resume & Career Help (New Lots Library)

Thu, Jan 23   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)

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 23   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 Create

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

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

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jan 23   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 6:00 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

JAN
24

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jan 24   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

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Jan 24   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Come and play board games such as Monopoly, Clue and Sorry! 

Game On! Board Games

After School Homework Help

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 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

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 24   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

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Jan 24   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

Story&Craft for Preschoolers

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids after school

Come to our program to listen to the story, make a simple art and meet a new friends.

Story&Craft for Preschoolers

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge video games

Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Spring Creek Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Play Station 4 or play solo games on our iPads!

Kid Tech Time

JAN
25

Story and Play

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 25   12:00 pm to 3:00 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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

JAN
27

Story and Play

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jan 27   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

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Jan 27   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 27   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

Game On

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Come and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library!

We begin at 3:30 PM on Mondays, hope to see you there!

Movies @ the Library

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