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JUL
18

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jul 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech: Podcasting

Thu, Jul 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen tech time

Have you been wanting to try podcasting?  Learn digital audio creation from an experienced podcasting producer at the first of a 4-session series.  We have the tools and equipment to help you record your first podcast. ...

Teen Tech: Podcasting

Game On!

Thu, Jul 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school game on! table-top & board games

Come play games with old friends and new!

Ages 6+

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jul 18   4:45 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Play video games or with other cool tech toys. Come alone or bring a friend! Gamer’s choice, provided those choices are well-suited for multiple players, and not too...

Teen Tech Time

USCF Chess Tournament

Thu, Jul 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids chess workshop

Chess players who are members of the United States Chess Federation are invited to play in a summer chess tournament at Cortelyou Library on Thursday afternoons. 

USCF Chess Tournament

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jul 18   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

JUL
19

Little Scientists

Fri, Jul 19   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam summer reading

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child. This session will be run by special guest Emma Gordon.

Little Scientists

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Jul 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Escape from the heat by coming into the library to enjoy Adult Coloring. We provide colored pencils and adult coloring pages. 

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 19   12:15 pm to 1:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Family Movie

Fri, Jul 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Family Movie: How to train your dragon: the hidden world

Fri, Jul 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school family movie movies movies at the library

Join us at Brooklyn Heights for a Friday afternoon viewing of How to train your dragon: the hidden world.

Rated PG

Family Movie: How to train your dragon: the hidden world

Make a Home for Your Alien with ArchForKids

Fri, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create stem & steam summer reading

A friendly alien has crash landed on earth. Use your interstellar imagination to make your friend an amazing place to live: brainstorm. 

Make a Home for Your Alien with ArchForKids

Teen Tech: Podcasting

Fri, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen tech time

Have you been wanting to try podcasting?  Learn digital audio creation from an experienced podcasting producer at the second of a 4-session series.  We have the tools and equipment to help you record your first podcast. ...

Teen Tech: Podcasting

JUL
20

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam summer reading

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Featured Film: On the Basis of Sex (2018)

Sat, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

Directed by Mimi Leder and starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, and Justin Theroux. Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender...

Featured Film: On the Basis of Sex (2018)

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 20   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

JUL
22

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Family Movie

Mon, Jul 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 22   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Movies @ the Library: First Reformed

Mon, Jul 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.

Movies @ the Library: First Reformed

Fun with Lego Robots

Mon, Jul 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

Fun with Lego Robots

JUL
23

Toddler Time

Tue, Jul 23   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn all you need to know to get started on your journey towards learning or improving your skills in Microsoft Word. Whether your just starting out or looking to sharpen your skills this is the class for you. Stop in, ask questions, get answers...

Microsoft Word Basics

Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 23   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books story play storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies & Books

Family Movie

Tue, Jul 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Email Basics

Tue, Jul 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults email techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties.

This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it? The various types of email providers available. How...
Email Basics

Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books story play storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies & Books

Library Lab: Candy Molecules

Tue, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam summer reading

Using gummy candy, make a model of the molecules around you.  

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering...

Library Lab: Candy Molecules

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Jul 23   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Kids Tech Time

Kid Tech: Scratch Workshop Series

Tue, Jul 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids tech time summer reading

Scratch is an easy-to-learn computer coding platform designed for elementary aged students.  Participants in this coding program will learn at their own pace using tutorials and guidance from facilitators. Regular attendance is highly...

Kid Tech: Scratch Workshop Series

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 23   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani.

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Adult Creative Writing

Tue, Jul 23   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative writing

Join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive and respectful environment. Writers of all genres and levels of experience welcome. No prior writing experience is necessary. 

Adult Creative Writing

JUL
24

Storytime at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Granite Terrace!

Wed, Jul 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

We all know that storytime at Brooklyn Heights library is so much fun. It's even more fun outside with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge!  We will be in the Granite Terrace, which is a part of the Greenway Terrace, just north of Ample Hills...

Featured Event
Storytime at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Granite Terrace!

Ask A Tech

Wed, Jul 24   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, Jul 24   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years summer reading

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

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Wed, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Please join us for a 90-minute free guided meditation and self-care class with Chance Krempasky. No registration necessary. All levels welcome.

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Family Movie

Wed, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Cool off from the heat & enjoy a Family Movie at the Cortelyou Library! Every Monday - Friday at 1:00 pm during our Summer Meals program. 

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

During the summer, children and teens can get free lunch at the library Monday through Friday. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free lunch meal.

There will be no summer meals on July 4th and August 12th...

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids free summer meals summer meals

Please join us in having lunch at the library, that are free every  Monday- Friday. We hope your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity and come enjoy a healthy meal with us. For children that are 18 and...

Free Summer Meals

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Wed, Jul 24   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids summer reading team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Today's Program: Making...

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

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