E.g., Dec 5 2019
DEC
5

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Thu, Dec 5   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

New Lots Health and Wellness Fair

Thu, Dec 5   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness mental health

The New Lots Adult Learning Center and the New Lots Library Branch have partnered with Emblem Health, BMS Family Health & Wellness Centers, and New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center to bring our community a series of Health &...

New Lots Health and Wellness Fair

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 5   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 5   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, Dec 5   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 5   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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou 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?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 5   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

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Dec 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do an activity related to the book afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

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Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Creating a Business Idea that Works

Thu, Dec 5   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults business career

The goal of this course is to provide you with the tools to analyze your customers, industry, and competitors. You will leave the course with an action plan that can determine if your idea is the right market opportunity.

You will learn...

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Creating a Business Idea that Works

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 5   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

Thu, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents Creatives in Residence exhibitions

Acclaimed South African visual and theater artist William Kentridge inaugurates a season-long engagement, In Praise of Failure, a project which celebrates the great importance of failure in any creative process.

Throughout the Spring of...

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William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

DEC
6

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 6   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

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Dec 6   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 6   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

DEC
7

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 7   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

Storytime Songs with Shannon & Naeemah

Sat, Dec 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years live music saturday storytime

Enjoy original music and children's music favorites at this fun sing-along storytime with Shannon & Naeemah.

Storytime Songs with Shannon & Naeemah

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 7   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 12/7, 12/14, and 12/21. Registration is required...

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Video Production in the Field

Penguin Party

Sat, Dec 7   11:30 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

JOIN THE EAST NY PARTNERS FOR A PENGUIN PARTY !

11:30-12:30 PM- Registration & Lunch

12:30-2:00 PM- Storytime & Holiday Activities

2:00-3:00 PM- Storyteller- Tammy Hall will delight children and families with her...

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Penguin Party

Tammy Hall - Winter Tales

Sat, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids storytime

Tammy Hall, storyteller, will delight children and families with her wonderful “Winter Tales.”

This program is part of the "Penguin Party" that is sponsored by  East New York Reads partners.

11:30-12:30 PM- Registration...

Tammy Hall - Winter Tales

DEC
9

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 9   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 9   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

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Dec 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join our Kids Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 9   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Mon, Dec 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Dec 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Dec 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

Mon, Dec 9   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Please join us for the 16th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony. More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the competition’s top entrepreneurs to start their business in Brooklyn. Help us...

Featured Event Register
PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

DEC
10

Babies and Books @the YMCA

Tue, Dec 10   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

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Dec 10   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the...

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 10   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

Team Up to Read

Tue, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up to Read

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 10   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

DIY for Teens

Tue, Dec 10   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Explore your Creative side

DIY for Teens

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Dec 10   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

The Review Panel Cancelled

Tue, Dec 10   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

This program has been canceled. The series will return this February.

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

The Review Panel

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level Cancelled

Tue, Dec 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

DEC
11

Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

Wed, Dec 11   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Central Library, Info Commons Room 5

Many situations require the assistance of an expert. We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with:

Individualized Education Program (IEP) process Early childhood services and...
Navigating Your Child's Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Wed, Dec 11   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, Dec 11   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

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imaginative drawing with our resident artist. Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft. All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist: Chessica...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots 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

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Wed, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Interview Techniques for Film & TV

Wed, Dec 11   4:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

This class will cover preparing for an interview, subject research, choosing engaging questions, avoiding common pitfalls, and the art of using guiding questions to get the best answers during your interview. We will also cover audio appropriate...

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Interview Techniques for Film & TV

Resume Editing Help

Wed, Dec 11   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Dec 11   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Dec 11   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

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