E.g., Dec 13 2019
DEC
13

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

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

DEC
14

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sat, Dec 14   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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

BPL Pop-Up Shop

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults pop-up shop

Brooklyn Public Library is your source for everything you need—the latest books, one of a kind programs, and now BPL merch! Shop fun tees & totes, warm hoodies, and drinkware during our pop-up shop in the lobby at Central. There's something...

Featured Event
BPL Pop-Up Shop

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay 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

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

 

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

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

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

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

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

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Dec 15   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Chess Club

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

DEC
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Dec 16   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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

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

Chess Club

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

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

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

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

Kids after school apple bank holiday

Join Tkiya, the Jewish music community initiative, for a cultural exploration of the holidays.

באַהעפטן טקייאַ, די איניציאטיוו פון אידישע מוזיק קהל אַ קולטור עקספּלעריישאַן פון די האָלידייַס.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

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

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

Teen Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School 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

DEC
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Dec 17   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

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)

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.

Creative Arts for Teens Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends.  Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Build with LEGO

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

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with Lego at the library.

Ages 6-12

*No unattended children or toddlers.

Build with LEGO

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

DEC
18

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Dec 18   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

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

Urdu Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

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

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

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

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

close navigation