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DEC
11

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Dec 11   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

DEC
12

Library Lanes

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

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)

Book Adventures: Story & Craft

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Fabulous neighborhood book wizard Tina Joy will take young makers on an exploration of the bookmaker/illustrator's craft in her 'Mindful Makers' series. This week we'll explore the way books are printed, using wooden alphabet blocks and a variety...

Book Adventures: Story & Craft

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

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

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up!

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

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

Macon Library Playdate

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Big Brooklyn Playdate early literacy first five years

Stop by the Macon Library Playdate to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child’s favorite toys.

For babies...

Macon Library Playdate

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Dec 13   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

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Dec 13   12:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumes or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rate start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about the...
2020 Census Recruiting Event

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 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

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 enjoy playing video games with other teens!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
14

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

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

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

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

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

DEC
15

Hacker Hours

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons

Adults computer programming techknowledge

Free office hours for coding help—any programming language, all levels of experience. The format is super simple: you bring a thing you want to learn or a project to build, and work alongside others doing the same. If you have a question, we will...

Hacker Hours

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

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Dec 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
18

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

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

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

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

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

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

DEC
19

Library Lanes

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Book Discussion: Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict

Thu, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

CARNEGIE'S MAID by Marie Benedict

“Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and...

Book Discussion:  Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict

Kids Create

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts activities for ages 6-11. Young children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

Kids Create

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts activities for ages 6-11. Young children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

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)

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on!

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

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