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NOV
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sat, Nov 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

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Nov 16   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, Nov 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Nov 16   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Nov 16   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, Nov 16   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids saturday storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

Karaoke

Sat, Nov 16   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 40s through the 80s.

Karaoke

Crochet Circle

Sat, Nov 16   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults all ages arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Ready to start a new hobby or perfect an old one?

Join us Saturdays from 3:45 to 4:45 for our peer-run crochet program on the main floor of the branch.

Crochet Circle

NOV
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Nov 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

NOV
18

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Nov 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

Toy Time

Mon, Nov 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

English Class

Mon, Nov 18   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Movies @ the Library: All is True

Mon, Nov 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama) 101 Minutes The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a...

Movies @ the Library: All is True

G . O . A . T. (Games on a Table)

Mon, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Drop in for tabletop gaming.

We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc) .

G . O . A . T.  (Games on a Table)

After School Homework Help

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home- Work Help

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

NOV
19

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Nov 19   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

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play 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...

StoryPlay 10am

English Class

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play 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...

StoryPlay 11am

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Nov 19   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

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library) Cancelled

Tue, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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 (Brownsville Library)

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Nov 19   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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home- Work Help

After School Homework Help

MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

Tue, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults philosophy in the library

THIS WEEK'S CLASS WILL BE HELD IN THE TRUSTEES ROOM ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF CENTRAL.

"MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY" is a free fourteen-week class offered as part of BPL's Library School series taught by Norman Finkelstein.

The decisions...

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MAJORITY VERSUS MINORITY: How the Supreme Court Reasons

NOV
20

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Nov 20   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

Toy Time

Wed, Nov 20   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

English Class

Wed, Nov 20   10:00 am to 1:15 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning everyone is welcome here

Learn to speak, read and write English from NYC Department of Education teachers. No registration required at this time.

English Class

Ask A Tech

Wed, Nov 20   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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 and Books

Wed, Nov 20   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Build with LEGO

Wed, Nov 20   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

Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens creative writing teen time

Teens, let your creativity come to life! Are you working on a play, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to get your creative juices flowing and see what happens.

We’ll focus on generating new writing...

Write Stuff Wednesdays

After School Homework Help

Wed, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home- Work Help

After School Homework Help

ESOL Mid-Cycle Registration - Fall 2019

Wed, Nov 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and...

ESOL Mid-Cycle Registration - Fall 2019

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Nov 20   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

NaNoWriMo Weekly Round Table

Wed, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Come with your ideas, writing, and edits for your next Novel, Daily Blog Posts, or Graphic Novel. We’ll be here to support and nurture you, and give some self-publishing and copyright tips.

 

First Wednesday, November 6th...

NaNoWriMo Weekly Round Table

NOV
21

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Thu, Nov 21   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

Brainy Babies

Thu, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. 

Prepare your baby for 3-K and toddler...

Brainy Babies

Book Discussion: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Thu, Nov 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BECOMING by Michelle Obama

“In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America, the first African American...

Book Discussion:  Becoming by Michelle Obama

Resume Help Express

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Featured Event
Resume Help Express

Kids Create

Thu, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Younger children MUST be supervised by an adult at all times.

Kids Create

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Nov 21   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home- Work Help

After School Homework Help

Teens Make: Thanksgiving No-Cook Dessert

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens cooking teen time

Sometimes the best dessert is the easiest dessert. 

We’ll be making raspberry clouds, an easy dessert you can make at home!  This dreamy concoction is ripe fruit...

Teens Make: Thanksgiving No-Cook Dessert

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

English Conversation Group

Thu, Nov 21   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

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