E.g., Dec 15 2019
DEC
15

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Sun, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

American-born director Arthur Robison moved to Germany, directed films like Warning Shadows (1923) in the Expressionistic style and then brought that style to England for this first film-version of Liam O’Flaherty’s 1925 novel. Set among Dublin...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Dec 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Repertoire TBA.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

DEC
16

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

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

Mon, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts holiday

Learn to make unique holiday cards just in time for the holidays. Bring your creativity and enjoy a fun afternoon of cardmaking.

Audience: Adults. Registration not required.

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

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

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   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 16   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 16   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

Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

Mon, Dec 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults lectures and discussions

What is your vision for the new New Lots Library?

New Lots Library has been funded by the city to undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Library will be upgraded to replace outdated systems and include new features like a teen area and...

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Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

DEC
17

Babies and Books @the YMCA Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   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 with Miss Cindy

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family music stomp clap and sing

Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam are here to invite Junior Agents, Holiday Pixies, and new recruits to sing, dance and play along with their globe-spanning musical adventure to celebrate holidays around the world.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

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

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

Team Up to Read

Tue, Dec 17   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 17   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday kids create

Fun arts and crafts for the holidays for children.

Kids Create

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

DIY for Teens

Tue, Dec 17   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 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

School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults podcasting and audio recording

Join the hosts of School Colors, Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freeman, for a discussion with Chalkbeat journalists at this special event. Featuring special guest NeQuan McLean, president of the District 16 Community Education Council...

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School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

DEC
18

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   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 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

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

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Dec 18   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 18   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 18   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 18   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...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Dec 18   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

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Dec 18   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...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Make a Digital Story for PC

Wed, Dec 18   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Dec 18   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

DEC
19

Toddler Time @the YMCA Cancelled

Thu, Dec 19   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, 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

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

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

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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 19   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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Dec 19   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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 19   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- Gingerbread Party

Thu, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Celebrate Reading with Literacy Inc (LINC) with a Gingerbread Party.  Hear a story and participate in fun activities.

Celebrate Reading- Gingerbread Party

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 19   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

DEC
20

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 20   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 20   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

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

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

Chess Workshop

DEC
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 21   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

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 21   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

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