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DEC
12

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book club book discussion

We continue to mourn the loss of one of history's greatest literary fitgures, Toni Morrison and as we struggle to grapple with accepting her absence and how best to celebrate her incalcuable contributions to the literary canon, we ...

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Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 5:00 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)

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

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Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 12   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

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

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...

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African Jewelry Making for Teens

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

DEC
14

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

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

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

DEC
15

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

DEC
16

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

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School 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

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

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

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...

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

DEC
17

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

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)

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training /  Get feedback on your resume and cover letter /  Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Team Up to Read

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up to Read

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

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Census Recuitment

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults 2020 census career

Census Recruitment event the Stone Avenue Branch.

Census Recuitment

Japanese 101

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 8:00 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

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years. 

Bedtime Stories

DEC
19

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 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)

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults hse

Looking for a different way to earn your high school equivalency diploma? The National External Diploma Program could be right for you!

This web-based program for adults offers flexibility to earn your equivalency diploma even if you are...

Register
National External Diploma Program (NEDP) Orientation

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