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DEC
15

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults lectures and discussions

Facilitators: Cathleen Antoine-Abiala and Régine Romain

Why is centering and honoring the complex identities of our young people essential to culturally responsive and sustaining education in our school communities?

“African...

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

Sun, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

There will be just 3 classes for each month the first , the third and the fourth week of each month.

...

Japanese Conversation Group Intermediate

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

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

How to Record Your Podcast

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

Register
How to Record Your Podcast

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

How to Edit Your Podcast

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

Register
How to Edit Your Podcast

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...

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

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

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

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

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

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

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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Tue, Dec 17   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

DEC
18

Advocacy Skills for Parents: How to get the support and services your child needs

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Ruth DiRoma, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation.

Understand the system you are dealing with Understand your child’s...
Advocacy Skills for Parents:  How to get the support and services your child needs

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

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.

Register
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

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...

Register
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...

Register
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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
19

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

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

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

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

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

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
20

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

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

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

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