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NOV
20

Words and Memories

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults alzheimer's creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way.

In a group setting, the value of our life experience is enhanced in the process of remembering as members are rejoined with their...

Words and Memories

Little Scientists

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years after school little scientists stem & steam

Little Scientists is Brooklyn Public Library’s STEM storytime program for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Young children explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play. Families...

Little Scientists

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Babies and Books

Wed, Nov 20   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, Nov 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Every Wednesday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Crochet Club. Come meet new people, talk with friends and work on projects. 

Crochet Circle

Ask A Tech

Wed, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning computer basics 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

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

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

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Nov 20   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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Teen Time: Karaoke

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens music performance

Watch other teens belt out a tune ...

and then maybe step up and take the mike yourself.

Teen Time: Karaoke

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Nov 20   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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Nov 20   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

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Nov 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Nov 20   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)

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Wed, Nov 20   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies

The 400th year since enslaved Africans were brought to North America (1619) is being commemorated across the United States. Join us for this series of films that explore and celebrate African American History.  

All films...

Movies at the Library: 1619: 400 Years Later

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Wed, Nov 20   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn tips for taking great mobile photographs and videos, how to build an audience, and best practices using effects and posting content. Please note: in order to...

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
21

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Coffee & Conversation

Thu, Nov 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   New Lots Library

Adults community partner

Come get free coffee!

All patrons are invited to get a free cup of coffee

Library staff will be on hand to help connect patrons with free resources in the community – but there’s no commitment necessary

Come with...

Coffee & Conversation

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Nov 21   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Nov 21   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Kids and their parents/ caregivers are invited to celebrate the joy reading.  Hear a wonderful story and then do an activity related to the book afterwards.  Receive a free book to take home each time you attend. 

...
Celebrate Reading with LINC (Story and Craft)

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Fri, Nov 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays     2:00pm - 3:00pm

Resume & Job Preparation Help

Kids Create

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Do a fun and engaging craft or art project!  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Nov 22   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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

Game On! Kids Bingo

Fri, Nov 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids game on!

Come play the classic game of Bingo with us!

Game On! Kids Bingo

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Fri, Nov 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

NOV
23

Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman Library

Adults adult learning 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids 400 Years Later performance

How to travel from the past to the present and move in togetherness? During this one hour workshop, we will learn the story of Frederick Douglass and embark on a journey of movement. In a circle and with rhythms from the continent of Africa, we...

Urban Stages presents From Past to Present: Dancing in Togetherness

BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn about all the courses and media resources presented by BRIC. Join us for an orientation and get a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services...

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BRIC Media Arts Orientation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Walt Whitman Library

Kids all ages saturday storytime storytime

Join us on Saturday morning for new stories and old favorites read aloud. All are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots 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

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

Featured Event
Cara's Caterpillars

Field Recording Techniques

Sat, Nov 23   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn how to use various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background noise, and make an “audio checklist” to ensure the best audio...

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Field Recording Techniques

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

TEEN BOOK CLUB

Sat, Nov 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Teens book club book discussion

Each Teen chooses his/her own book, weekly discussions on each participant's book that includes share your voice, insight into grammar; vocabulary building; word games etc. There will be prizes and a snack

TEEN BOOK CLUB

NOV
24

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

Sun, Nov 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes live music

Presenting their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The music of John Coltrane. This event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music...

Classical Interludes: Turtle Island Quartet

NOV
25

Resume and Job Preparation

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults resume

Get personalized help with resume building and career guidance:

Mondays  11:00am - 12:00pm

Fridays      2:00pm - 3:00pm 

Resume and Job Preparation

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Nov 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights 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

NOV
26

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Nov 26   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Email Basics

Tue, Nov 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Nov 26   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Nov 26   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Nov 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

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