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DEC
13

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids Chess Workshop


Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

Teen Zone

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

African Jewelry Making for Teens

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens 400 Years Later jewelry making teen time

Jennifer Jacobs will teach Teens/Tweens how to make beautiful bangles (Manillas) using African beads, mudd cloth and mixed wires.  Manillas were used as currency to buy everyday items. But, Europeans used them to buy and sell...

Featured Event
African Jewelry Making for Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school game on! teen tech time teen time

Come to Eastern Parkway and have fun playing video games with other teens!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
14

Story and Play

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some new ones that we think you'll enjoy!

All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids homework help

Students in grades K-8th who need help with homework can come in see our volunteer helper on Saturdays.

Please note that this program is first come; first served and is volunteer ran. 

Homework Help

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians. Today's exercise: détournement.

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The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids 400 Years Later kids explore

African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids explore therapy dogs

Read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for a slot the day of the program at the children's reference desk.

Featured Event
Read with a Therapy Dog

DEC
15

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

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public. These writing groups are open to writers of all genres – poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else – and even...

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts teen time

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkwaywith other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

DEC
17

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat 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

Chess Workshop

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Are you a CHESSMASTER????

Come In and Find Out, learn some tricks and tips with our Chess Instructor, Jose Villar @ your local Library

Chess Workshop

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Brooklyn Robotics League Team Meeting

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League Team Meeting

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Story Play

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Please join us for Stories and Playtime.

Story Play

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 18   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

PLease join us for Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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

Community Performance: From Tragedy to Triumph - 400 Years (1619-2019)

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults 400 Years Later music poetry

2019 marks 400 years since the first slave ship arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. To honor this moment in history - and reflect on the impact still felt today - join us at the Paerdegat Library for a spectacular performance by our community members...

Featured Event
Community Performance: From Tragedy to Triumph - 400 Years (1619-2019)

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Come enjoy all things anime with other teens here at Eastern Parkway!

Anime Club for Teens

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

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

DEC
20

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Story Play

Fri, Dec 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Dec 20   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Every Friday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 20   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids Chess Workshop


Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

Teen Zone

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

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