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DEC
12

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Central Library Cookbook Club

Thu, Dec 12   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club conversations cooking

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Join us at our monthly Cookbook Club!  

Central Library Cookbook Club

DEC
13

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

StoryPlay

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay

Story Play

Fri, Dec 13   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

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

Shine and the Moonbeams

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids 400 Years Later live music

Shine and the Moonbeams create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth. Join us.

 

Shine and the Moonbeams

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

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults community partner summer reading

Patron's can obtain information and referals regarding their rights as a renter at Saratoga every other Saturday

NYC Tenant Support Information Table

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship everyone is welcome here

Learn how to prepare for the oral and written citizenship exam. No registration required.

Citizenship Study Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Family LEGOS

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids build with lego inclusive services

Imagine it, then build it at Saratoga Library!

Family Legos is back, so come out and see what exciting worlds and inventions you can make!

 

Family LEGOS

Resume & Career Help

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

Get help writing your resume so you stand out!

Bring a copy of your resume, flash drive, laptop (optional).

Or, if you do not have a resume, bring a list of past employment.

 

Just Drop In!

...

Resume & Career Help

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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

Karaoke

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

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
16

Toy Time

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

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Sessions with SCORE counselors are by appointment only. To request an in-person mentoring session with a SCORE counselor, register or RSVP online.

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

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

Read and Play

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years autism developmental disabilities first five years inclusive services

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Movies @ the Library:War of the Roses

Mon, Dec 16   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama/Comedy) 116 minutes In this blackest of comedies, a perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued and the gleefully evil Barbara and Oliver Rose single-mindedly inflict as much misery as possible on each other. Rather than just get...

Movies @ the Library:War of the Roses

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

After School Stories

Mon, Dec 16   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun!

For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities.

After School Stories

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

Mon, Dec 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Renaissance (volume 5 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss the influence of the Medici family in Florence, and the life and artistic genius of Michelangelo.

Please join us for a...

Featured Event
History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

DEC
17

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay 10am

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

Friends of Pacific Library's Winter Bazaar

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 3:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

The Friends of Pacific Library are hosting a Winter Bazaar! Pottery, jewelry, tote bags and much more will be sold. You don't want to miss out.

Bring the kids down for arts and crafts and great local goods.

Friends of Pacific Library's Winter Bazaar

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool storytime

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

Featured Event
StoryPlay 11am

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

Microsoft Word Basics Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific 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.

Microsoft Word Basics

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Bring some yard and needles and join the fun!

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

DEC
18

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Wed, Dec 18   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults community partner

Want to learn about international adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an informal information session to learn about Spence-Chapin and our International Adoption Programs in South Africa, Colombia and Bulgaria. We'll discuss the...

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Toy Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Sessions with SCORE counselors are by appointment only. To request an in-person mentoring session with a SCORE counselor, register or RSVP online.

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from...

Register
Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

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

Build with LEGO

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

Kids build with duplo build with lego kids explore

Build your dreams with our extensive collection of multi-age appropriate building toys. Just remember to clean up!

Build with LEGO

Resume Writing Basics

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults career resume

Do you need to write or update your resume? Please join us for a presentation on resume writing - we will cover the basic parts of a resume, with do’s & dont’s, and tips & advice for creating a resume that will present you effectively to...

Resume Writing Basics

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

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