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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tabling: DSNY Composting

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults environment health and wellness

Did you know NYC has composting services? Composting reduces landfill waste and methane emissions, and can be used to enrich our soil. Come to learn about this local service and how you, yourself, can compost! An outreach associate from Big Reuse...

Tabling: DSNY Composting

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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

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

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

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

Microsoft Office: Publisher + PowerPoint

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Part 1: This program is offering you a great collection of designs and features that make it easy to design and publish brochures, flyers, newsletters, business cards, calendars and invitation cards.

Part2: Microsoft...

Microsoft Office: Publisher + PowerPoint

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

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

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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

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

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   2:45 pm to 5:15 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades Pre-K through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

Introduction to Lynda

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Adults techknowledge

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

Introduction to Lynda

Chess Tournament with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Join us for our Chess Tournament with chessmaster William Del Castillo.  Show off your superior Chess skills!.  Win a trophy and be the Chess Tournament champion!

Chess Tournament with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Crossing Bok Chitto with LuAnn Adams

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Kids 400 Years Later after school performance

Multi-cultural stories celebrating the relationship between people, animals and the amazing world that we share. Featuring Native American folklore and stories from the Rain Forests about respecting and saving our resources and world.

...

Crossing Bok Chitto with LuAnn Adams

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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

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

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 20   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.

Tabling: DSNY Composting

Fri, Dec 20   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults environment health and wellness

Did you know NYC has composting services? Composting reduces landfill waste and methane emissions, and can be used to enrich our soil. Come to learn about this local service and how you, yourself, can compost! An outreach associate from Big Reuse...

Tabling: DSNY Composting

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Central Library Friday Film Club  Showing in December: Rockstar Bio-Pics

Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.--Rocketman (2019): Taron Egerton and the entire cast did their own singing in this incredible human story of Elton John’s...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

Kids Create: Snowflake Paper Crafts

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday kids create

Come join our winter wonderland as we make magical snowflake paper crafts. Let it snow! Recommended ages: 5+

Kids Create: Snowflake Paper Crafts

DEC
21

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

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