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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

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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

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.

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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

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

Family Movie Night: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Tue, Dec 17   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while...

Family Movie Night: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

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

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

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

Ask a Tech

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

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

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

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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

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

Story Play

Fri, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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.

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

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks, and takes place in studio 4 in Spaceworks on the...

Register
Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

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