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Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Dec 19   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults

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

The drive...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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

NY Citizenship Legal Assistance Program

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults

NY Citizenship Legal Assistance Program available from 10am to 5pm Call 311 to make an appointment.

NY Citizenship Legal Assistance Program

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time programs, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy. For children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent or caregiver. *Groups...

Toddler Time

Toy Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to 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

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 19   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

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults holiday

Come and bring your gifts and wrap them here. If you are not good at wrapping, we will wrap those gifts for you!

Bring your own wrapping paper or use the paper we have here for you. This is for all occasions and beliefs. Happy Holidays...

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   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

Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults exhibitions

In Sam Lavigne’s Verified Purchases, a computer program searches Amazon.com for a sample of books in Mill Basin Library’s collection as of November 15, 2018. The software compiles lists of who purchased each book and all the other products they...

Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs and play!  For children ages 18 to 36 months.

*Please see the Info Desk for a free ticket. You must have a ticket to attend the program.  First come, first served.*

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Interested in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use computers, by attending our Techknowledge Computer class because our TRS makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come into the branch to register with our TRS to...

Computer Basics

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
October 3rd through December 19th

 

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

پانچ سال تک کی...

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children 18 months-3 years and carers, join us for songs, stories and play at the Macon Library!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes. 0 to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Storytime

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Story Craft

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music story play storytime

Enjoy  developing and crafting your favorite stories. For ages 0-5 years ol age.

Story Craft

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Join us to make your own painting and have fun! The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. 

Register by calling at 718-769-3579

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Toddlers 18 to 24 months have their own special time for stories and songs.

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   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

Library Lanes

Wed, 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

SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults business small business

Learn how to build a successful business plan.

What you will learn…

• Why do you need a business plan?

• How to turn your idea into a business

• Basics of Financing

• Develop Cash Flow Projections

...
Register
SBDC Seminar - Plan to Succeed

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Introduction to American Sign Language

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Story Play

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other toddlers and caregivers! For 18-36 months.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

TechAssist!

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

If you're new to technology, not familiar with a particular technology device or a program or an app. Come get help!

TechAssist!

Art O'Clock for Adults

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Adults arts and crafts

Make time in your life for creativity!

Work on relaxing and fun art projects including:

Coloring Collaging Line Drawing Painting Designing postcards Sculpting Crafts

And more!

Featured Event
Art O'Clock for Adults

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults 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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and finger plays that you can try together at home in this lapsit program for babies and caregivers. Ages 0 to 18 months. *Groups please call (718) 277-6004 to make an advance reservation.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Toddler Time

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Toddlers and parents or caregivers enjoy stories, songs and toys to promote pre-school skills in a fun, enjoyable way!

 

Toddler Time

Yoga

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults fitness yoga

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Little Scientists

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Crafting with AHRC

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Come sit for an hour and crochet, knit, or sew. This is an inclusive program led by staff members from AHRC, an organization committed to finding ways for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities build full lives.

...

Crafting with AHRC

Pre-school Storytime

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Marcy Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for Preschool Storytime every Wednesday at 11am. Ages 3,4 & 5 welcome!

Pre-school Storytime

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

story and play

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

stories, songs, fingerplays, games and other fun activities.

story and play

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy music reading is fundamental

Come join Miss Melisa for an awesome storytime with lots of books, music, dancing, and play.

This program is best suited for ages three and under.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bedford Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Ask the Tech

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults

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 the Tech

Story Time

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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

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