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DEC
12

Library Lanes

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  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 other older...

Library Lanes

Family Open Play

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a chance to hang with friends, have fun and play with out toddler toys. Open to children from birth to 5 years old accompanied by caregivers.  PLAY & SOCIALIZING.

Family Open Play

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Thu, Dec 12   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Day 2: Felting and Embroidery Workshop

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Teens friends of the library

2-day felting and embroidery workshop with instructor Lynn Cave for middle and high school students. Create a decoration to take home!

On Day 1 (Wednesday) plan and draw your design On Day 2 (Thursday) complete your decoration and...
Day 2: Felting and Embroidery Workshop

Introduction to Lynda

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics and software that can help you pursue personal and perfessional goals. These...

Introduction to Lynda

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Shape Up New York

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults fitness stomp clap and sing

Work up a sweat and get in shape, the fun way...

Shape Up New York

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 12   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy 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 Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

DEC
13

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

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.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Macon Library Playdate

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years

Stop by the Macon Library Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

For babies...

Macon Library Playdate

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Dec 13   12:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumes or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rate start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about the...
2020 Census Recruiting Event

DEC
14

Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids arts and crafts christmas friends of the library holiday

Join the Friends of Brower Park Library's 2nd Annual Winter Festival!

There will be:

Free hot cider and donuts Special Musical Storytime with Jez (ages 0-6) Decorate winter themes ornaments with art instructor Lynn Cave (ages 5-...
Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids 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, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).   For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

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.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

1980 from a novel by Paddy Chayefsky and Directed by Ken Russell.   Starring William Hurt and Blair Brown

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Poetry Club

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults poetry writing workshop

Discuss poetry in a  comfortable setting.

Poetry Club

DEC
16

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to 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 children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Play Time

Mon, Dec 16   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training

Get feedback on your resume and cover letter

Practice for your job interview

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

DEC
17

Storytime

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: An Artist of the Floating World / Kazuo Ishiguro.

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

An Artist of the Floating World tells the story of a former artist named Masuji Ono. Ono is both protagonist and narrator, and he provides a highly subjective account of the events that shaped his career, family life, and reputation, grappling...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: An Artist of the Floating World / Kazuo Ishiguro.

Chess Club

Tue, Dec 17   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess!  Instruction available for total beginners, as well as those more advanced.  Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

Chess Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 1

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 1 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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 1

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Dec 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Let's Record and Edit

Tue, Dec 17   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Recording Studio

Adults music podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

This beginner's audio course will cover how to record with the tools in the Info Commons Recording Studio. We'll discuss microphone types, learn how to use a digital audio workstation to record vocals, and cover how to make common edits.

...

Let's Record and Edit

DEC
18

Story Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

This lesson will cover:

What is Microsoft PowerPoint and why use it

Creating and opening presentations

The Microsoft PowerPoint interface

A look at key parts of the ribbon

 

 

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Holiday Origami Crafts for Kids

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday

Come and learn to origami crafts for Hannuka and Christmas

Holiday Origami Crafts for Kids

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 2

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics Part 2 training is designed specifically for those who already have knowledge on computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confiedently using a computer.

This lesson introduces PC users to...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics Part 2

Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids after school library lab

Do you love to ride roller coasters? Explore force and energy as you make your own roller coaster out of foam tubing, building materials and marbles.

Ages 6 and up.

Children must be willing to work in a team!

...

Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay 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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Marcy Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults conversations english conversation group esol

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  

Free! - No registration required!

English Conversation Group

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults adult learning esol

Free Beginners' English as a Second Language class for adults (21 and over).  Open enrollment.  For more info call 718-240-2770 or go to www.tinyurl.com/School6=GetInfo

English as a Second Language (ESOL) for Beginners

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

DEC
19

Library Lanes

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  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 other older...

Library Lanes

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Thu, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Birth to Five Years 400 Years Later first five years stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life....

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Thu, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids 400 Years Later first five years stomp clap and sing

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life....

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

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