November 2010 Programs at Brooklyn Public Library

October 6, 2010

Press Contact:
Malika L. Granville, Marketing & Communications Associate
Brooklyn Public Library
Phone: 718.230.2211
m.granville@brooklynpubliclibrary.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 2010 Events at Brooklyn Public Library

(Brooklyn, NY) October 6, 2010 – The holiday season is approaching and Brooklyn Public Library is ushering in these joyous times with a host of programs, events and activities. Enjoy events for all ages from book discussions to financial workshops. As always, all events are free and open to the public; because times are subject to change, we recommend calling ahead or checking the website when planning your next visit.

Adults
Movie
Enjoy free film screenings. Call for title.
Mondays, Nov 1 & 22, 1:30 PM
Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton First Road, 718.946.2917
Monday, Nov 15, 3 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Thursday, Nov 18, 2:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086

Computer Basics Class
Learn basic skills. No experience necessary.
Monday, Nov 1, 11 AM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435
Tuesdays, Nov 2 & 16, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Tuesday, Nov 2, 12 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Tuesday, Nov 2, 7 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Wednesday, Nov 3, 10:30 AM
Registration required.
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Wednesday, Nov 3, 11 AM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117
Tuesdays, 12 PM
Registration required.
Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue 718.241.3973
Thursdays, 1:30 PM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707

Book Discussion
Call for titles.
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2 PM
Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14 th Street, 718.368.1815
Monday, Nov 8, 6:30 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806

Monday, Nov 15, 2 PM
Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton First Road, 718.946.2917
Fridays, 12 PM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435

Thursday, Nov 18, 2 PM
Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Wednesday, Nov 24, 6:30 PM
Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 718.623.0012

Microsoft Excel Class
Learn to create charts and graphs. Basic computer knowledge required.
Thursday, Nov 4, 1 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education
Students searching for scholarships can take this workshop conducted by staff from the Foundation Center.
Thursday, Nov 4, 4 PM
Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Growing Dollars and Sense: Personal Financial Planning
A class to help you manage your money, understand debt and plan for your future.
Thursday, Nov 4, 6 PM
Business Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Tuesday, Nov 16, 6 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086

Philosophy Discussion Group
Discuss topics chosen by members of the group.
Fridays, Nov 5 & 19, 3:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2 PM
Central Library, Room 214, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Internet Class
Learn to search the internet. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Email Class
Learn the basics of email. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Nov 9, 1:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Tuesday, Nov 16, 12 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Tuesday, Nov 23, 1 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Tuesday, Nov 23, 1 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Microsoft Word Class
Learn to create documents. Basic computer knowledge required.
Tuesday, Nov 9, 12 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Tuesday, Nov 16, 1:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Thursday, Nov 18, 2 PM
Central Library, Room 216, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Finding Recipes Online
Learn how to search for exciting new meals.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 1 PM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117

Talking Circle
Share your stories and experiences with others.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2 PM
Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X, 718.382.5792

Poetry Fun
Practice poetry-writing techniques.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2:15 PM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435

Growing Dollars and Sense: Financial Workshop & Counseling
An interactive workshop for personal financial planning, followed by one-on-one sessions to assess your finances. Learn to make informed decisions about managing and saving money, avoiding debt, and planning for your future. No reservations necessary.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2:30 PM
Business Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Thursday, Nov 11, 5:30 PM
Business Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Wednesday, Nov 17, 5:30 PM
Tuesday, Nov 23, 5:30 PM
New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, 718.236.4086

Microsoft PowerPoint Class
Learn to create presentations. Basic computer knowledge required.
Wednesday, Nov 17, 11 AM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117

English Conversation Group
Improve your English.
Mondays, 1 PM
Tuesdays, 2 & 6 PM
Wednesdays, 3 PM
Central Library, Multilingual Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Spanish Conversation Group
Improve your Spanish.
Mondays, 6:30 PM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707
Wednesdays, 7 PM
Thursdays, 3 PM
Central Library, Multilingual Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Qigong Exercise
Tuesdays, 1:15 PM
Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 718.748.6261

Scrabble
Tuesdays, 11 AM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707

Portuguese Conversation Group
Improve your Portuguese.
Tuesdays, 7 PM
Central Library, Multilingual Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Knitting Circle
Work on current or new projects with others.
Wednesdays, 5 PM
Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 718.623.0012
Thursdays, 6 PM
Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 718.748.6261

French Conversation Group
Improve your French.
Wednesdays, 7 PM
Central Library, Multilingual Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Crocheting Circle
Work on current or new projects with others.
Thursdays, 2 PM
Midwood Library, 975 East 16th Street, 718.252.0967


Russian Conversation Group
Improve your Russian.
Thursdays, 7 PM
Central Library, Multilingual Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Literature, Music and Arts
No Kidding: International Films about Children: Central Station
In this Brazilian film, a poor boy becomes entangled with a former teacher who earns a living writing letters for the illiterate at the Rio de Janerio railroad station.
Tuesday, Nov 2, 6:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Urban Tango Trio
Pianist Octavio Brunetti, bassist Pedro Giraudo and violinist Machiko Ozawa capture the passion and excitement of Argentine tango with traditional favorites and contemporary interpretations.
Thursday, Nov 4, 7 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Russian Literary Series: Pavel Sanaev
Sanaev’s autobiographical novel Bury Me Behind the Baseboard was turned into a successful movie. His latest book is Kilometer Zero.
Saturday, Nov 6, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Silent Film Series: Mary Pickford in Daddy Long Legs
Pickford plays a rebellious orphan who is given the gift of a college education by an anonymous benefactor nicknamed Daddy Long Legs. This event is hosted and curated by Ken Gordon, with live piano accompaniment by Stuart Oderman.
Sunday, Nov 7, 1:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Classical Interludes: Inesa Sinkevych
Ukrainian-born Sinkevych performs works by Beethoven, Albéniz, Debussy and Chopin.
Sunday, Nov 7, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


No Kidding: International Films about Children: Whale Rider
In this film from New Zealand, a young girl struggles against her family who has ignored her birthright to be a chief because she’s female.
Tuesday, Nov 9, 6:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Russian Film Series: The Last Station
This documentary chronicles the last days of Leo Tolstoy and the circumstances surrounding his fatal flight from home. This film is in Russian with English subtitles.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 7 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Great Books: The Work of James Baldwin
Colin Channer, author (Waiting in Vain, Satisfy My Soul) and founder of the annual Calabash International Literary Festival, discusses Baldwin's second novel Giovanni's Room.
Saturday, Nov 13, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Classical Interludes: Steven Zynszajn
Violinist Zynszajn and accompanist Maxim Pakhomov perform works by Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Strauss and Schubert, as well as two selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.
Sunday, Nov 14, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Russian Literary Series: Squaring the Circle
Four winners of Russia's Debut Prize for Fiction—Irina Glebova, Denis Osokin, Aleksei Lukyanov and Olga Yelagina—read from their recent works.
Sunday, Nov 14, 1:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

No Kidding: International Films about Children: The Italian
In this Russian film, a child, adopted from a rundown Russian orphanage by a wealthy Italian couple, sets out to find his birth mother.
Tuesday, Nov 16, 6:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Gotham: Gary Shteyngart
This author of Absurdistan and The Russian Debutante's Handbook discusses his hilarious and heartfelt new novel Super Sad True Love Story. WNYC’s Leonard Lopate hosts.
Saturday, Nov 20, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Apocalypse Soon? How Israel Sees the Threat from Iran
Dov Waxman, author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity and associate professor of political science at Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center, discusses Israeli perspectives on the perceived threats from Iran and analyzes internal policy debates and political divisions among the parties.
Sunday, Nov 21, 1:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


Classical Interludes: Chesis Cutler Duo
Flutist Linda Chesis and harpist Sara Cutler perform French and American classics.
Sunday, Nov 21, 4 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


No Kidding: International Films about Children: Ma Vie En Rose
This Belgian film follows a boy who wants to grow up to be a woman and his concerned family who sends him to a psychologist.
Tuesday, Nov 23, 6:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100


No Kidding: International Films about Children: Ponette
This French film follows a young girl who survives a car crash that kills her mother. She enlists a friend’s help to become a “child of God” to convince God to return her mother.
Tuesday, Nov 30, 6:30 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100





Babies & Toddlers’ Events
Parents or caregivers must accompany their babies or toddlers at all programs.

Story Play with FirstRIF
Play with toys and hear stories with babies and toddlers, birth to age 5. Also earn free books by reading! See your librarian for details.
Mondays, Nov 1, 15 & 29, 10:30 AM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435
Tuesdays, Nov 2, 9 & 16, 11 AM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117
Mondays, 11 AM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Tuesdays, 11 AM
Homecrest Library, 2525 Coney Island Avenue, 718.382.5924
Tuesdays, 2 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531
Fridays, 11:30 AM
Crown Heights Library, 560 New York Avenue, 718.773.1180

Toddler Time with FirstRIF
Engage in interactive play and enjoy stories with toddlers, 18 to 36 months. Also earn free books by reading! See your librarian for details
Wednesdays, Nov 3 & 17, 10:30 AM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Mondays, 10:15 AM
Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 718.748.6261
Tuesdays, 10:45 AM
Clinton Hill Library, 380 Washington Avenue, 718.398.8713
Tuesdays, 11:30 AM
Bedford Library, 496 Franklin Avenue, 718.623.0012
Wednesdays, 11 AM
Bushwick Library, 340 Bushwick Avenue, 718.602.1348
Wednesdays, 1:30 PM
Brooklyn Heights Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Fridays, 10:30 AM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Toddler Time
Engage in interactive play and enjoy stories with toddlers, 18 to 36 months.
Mondays, 10:30 AM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531
Wednesdays, 11 AM
Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X, 718.382.5792
Fridays, 11 AM
Flatlands Library, 2065 Flatbush Avenue, 718.253.4409

Babies & Books with FirstRIF
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes with babies, birth to 18 months. Also earn free books by reading! See your librarian for details.
Fridays, Nov 5 & 19, 10 AM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707
Mondays, Nov 8 & 22, 10:30 AM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435
Tuesdays, 1:15 PM
Brooklyn Heights Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Wednesdays, 1:15 PM
Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue, 718.748.6261
Fridays, 11 AM
Clinton Hill Library, 380 Washington Avenue, 718.398.8713

Bedtime Stories
Cuddle up for stories and activities, ages 3 to 8.
Mondays, 6 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365

Babies and Books
Enjoy books, songs and rhymes with babies, birth to 18 months.
Tuesdays, Nov 9 & 23, 10:30 AM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806
Mondays, 3:30 PM
Flatlands Library, 2065 Flatbush Avenue, 718.253.4409

Preschool Story Time
Enjoy classic books and songs with others, ages 3 to 5.
Wednesdays, 10 AM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707
Fridays, 10:30 AM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531

Movie
Enjoy free film screenings. Call for titles.
Thursdays, 2 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365




Kids’ Events
Arts & Crafts
Tuesdays, Nov 2, 16 & 30, 3:30 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365
Wednesdays, 4 PM
Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14 th Street, 718.368.1815
Fridays, 4 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531

PlayStation Gaming
Join your friends and meet new ones while playing video games.
Wednesday, Nov 3, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Thursdays, 4 PM
Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14 th Street, 718.368.1815

Weekend Stories
Enjoy stories, music and crafts for kids with and without disabilities.
Saturday, Nov 6, 11:30 AM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365

The Adventures of the Book
Children’s librarian Will Reade morphs into the heroes from his favorite children's stories. Come dressed as a character from your favorite book!
Saturday, Nov 6, 1 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2211

Cock-A-Doodle Moooo! Animal Combinations with Keith DuQuette
With the guidance of author/illustrator of Cock-a-doodle moooo!, Keith DuQuette and a workshop featuring drawings of a diverse group of real animals, participants are asked to draw their own animal combination, put it in a setting, and give it a made-up name. At the conclusion of the workshop, the children will have an opportunity to share their wondrous animal creation with the group. This workshop can only accommondate 25 kids, so they are first come, first served.
Saturday, Nov 6, 2:30 PM
Central Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2211

Games
Tuesdays, Nov 9 & 23, 3:30 PM
Leonard Library, 81 Devoe Street, 718.486.3365
Wednesday, Nov 17, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Wednesdays, 3:30 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531

Karaoke
Wednesday, Nov 10, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Computers for Kids
Don't just sit at a computer! Find out all the places it can take you.
Wednesday, Nov 10, 4 PM
Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue 718.241.3973

Mark Morris' Nutcracker - The Hard Nut
Get into the holiday spirit and preview the upcoming Brooklyn performances of Mark Morris' Nutcracker - THE HARD NUT. Join dancers of the Mark Morris Dance Group to hear a re-telling of the E.T.A. Hoffman story, Nutcracker and Mouse King, and learn dance selections from Morris' modern holiday classic. Fun for the entire family!
Saturday, Nov 13, 1 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

The Art of the Book Jacket with John Rocco
John Rocco is the illustrator of over thrirty book jackets, including the covers for the bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. John will explain his own process for creating jackets and then work with kids designing exciting new jackets for pre-existing books that they have already read.
Saturday, Nov 13, 2:30 PM
Central Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Ezra Jack Keats Story Time & Take-a-Book
Hear great stories and take home a free book! Ages 3 to 8.
Thursday, Nov 18, 7:30 PM
Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100

Movie
Enjoy free film screenings. Call for titles.
Friday, Nov 19, 4 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531
Wednesday, Nov 24, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Music with Bari Koral
Recording artist Bari Koral performs fun tunes for children and adults, including hits by artists such as Bob Marley and the Bangles.
Saturday, Nov 20, 1 PM
Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2211

After-School Homework Help
Get free help from trained adult volunteers.
Mondays, 3:30 PM
Windsor Terrace Library, 160 East Fifth Street, 718.686.9707

Story Craft
Listen to a story and create art projects based on it.
Thursdays, 3:30 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531

Tween Time
Hang out and enjoy books, games and music.
Thursdays, 4 PM
Mapleton Library, 1702 60th Street, 718.256.2117
Fridays, 3:30 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806


Teen Events
PlayStation Gaming
Join your friends and meet new ones while playing video games.
Wednesdays, Nov 3 & 17, 3:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159
Thursday, Nov 11, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054
Mondays, 3:30 PM
Flatlands Library, 2065 Flatbush Avenue, 718.253.4409
Thursdays, 4 PM
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, 718.368.1435
Fridays, 3:30 PM
Homecrest Library, 2525 Coney Island Avenue, 718.382.5924

Origami
Thursday, Nov 4, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Karaoke & Dance Dance Revolution
Join your friends and meet new ones while playing these games.
Thursday, Nov 4, 3:30 PM
Clarendon Library, 2035 Nostrand Avenue, 718.421.1159

Arts & Crafts
Thursday, Nov 4, 4 PM
Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue 718.241.3973
Thursday, Nov 25, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

DIY Teens
Do-it-yourself crafts for forward-thinking teens!
Wednesday, Nov 10, 3:30 PM
Pacific Library, 25 Fourth Avenue, 718.638.1531

Teen Time
Hang out with friends and enjoy books, music and games.
Thursday, Nov 11, 4 PM
Mill Basin Library, 2385 Ralph Avenue 718.241.3973
Tuesdays, 4 PM
No session Nov 23
Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100
Wednesdays, 3 PM
Brooklyn Heights Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West 718.623.7000
Fridays, 3:30 PM
Sunset Park Library, 5108 4th Avenue, 718.567.2806

Movie
Enjoy free film screenings. Call for title.
Thursday, Nov 18, 3:30 PM
Rugby Library, 1000 Utica Avenue, 718.566.0054

Chess
Wednesdays, 3:30 PM
Homecrest Library, 2525 Coney Island Avenue, 718.382.5924

Exhibitions
All exhibitions run September 21, 2010 – January 23, 2011 at Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 718.230.2100.

Drawn in Brooklyn • curated by John Bemelmans Marciano
Brooklyn Public Library presents a festival and exhibition of children's book art curated by John Bemelmans Marciano and featuring the work of over 30 illustrators who live and work in Brooklyn, from the most exciting newcomers in publishing to the legends of the business.

The exhibition showcases over a hundred pieces of art from such books as Duck for President, the Curious Garden, Moonshot, and Madeline and the Cats of Rome, and includes such Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winners as Leo and Diane Dillon, Brian Selznick, Paul O. Zelinsky, Bryan Collier, Pat Cummings, and Brian Pinkney.

The original picture book art of 34 illustrators is featured in the Grand Lobby. In the Youth Wing, the artists reveal the process behind their work with sketches, models, tools and more.

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