E.g., Dec 15 2018
DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids build with lego

Calling Master Builders and Emmets alike*! Build with LEGO Saturday afternoons.

Take one of our challenges or follow your creativity. Creations will be on display in the library for 2 weeks.

*See: The LEGO Movie

Build with LEGO

DEC
17

Microsoft Word

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

Looking for a Microsoft Word course for beginners to experts? Then this course has something for everyone, covering beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons in Word.

Highlights:    - Create, save and share documents...
Microsoft Word

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Dec 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Read and Play

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Children hear stories, play, sing songs and make friends!

Read and Play

English Tools and More

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Kids Create with littleBits

Mon, Dec 17   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Kids will learn the basics of circuitry and electronics with Little Bits.  In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more.

Kids Create with littleBits

After School Stories

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Hear stories, sing songs and make something fun!

After School Stories

Microsoft Word Basics

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. In this  series you will cover the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

 

 ...

Microsoft Word Basics

Chess Club

Mon, Dec 17   4:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play chess with an experienced instructor. For players ages 5 and up.

Chess Club

DEC
18

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

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

Toddler Time

Little Scientists

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Little Scientists

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning 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...

Email Basics

DIY: Filmmaking for Teens

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Teens diy film movies

Learn about the basics of stop-motion filmmaking!

DIY: Filmmaking for Teens

Library Lab:

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids diy

Join us for a fun filled hour of exploring science

Library Lab:

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Coding for Kids

Tue, Dec 18   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids

Kids ages 5 years and older learn basic  coding using Scratch Jr. and Code.org.

Coding for Kids

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and receive another free book on your birthday. Checkout two books every week and receive your third checkout.

All RIF members must have a BPL card to participate in RIF.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Library Lab: Dowel Constructions

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids library lab storytime

Join us for a story and a STEM project!

What kind of structures can you build with 3-foot dowels and rubber bands? Join us for this lab to find out!

Library Lab: Dowel Constructions

DIY for Teens

Tue, Dec 18   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens

Explore your Creative side

DIY for Teens

Tuesday Tech Hour

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids techknowledge

Join our Tuesday Tech hour program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Tuesday Tech Hour

Wii Bowling

Tue, Dec 18   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

Come learn, show off your skills and/or help others get better in a good fun filled game of Wii Bowling.

Wii Bowling

DEC
19

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

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

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!

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

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

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt is on winter break from December 17 to January 6.

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 5-10

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Register
Brooklyn Robotics League

DEC
20

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Dec 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Introduction to Photograhy

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults

This is the perfect photography course for anyone new to photography and for anyone already engaged with photography and wants to learn new techniques

Kids (Ages 6-12)

Young Adults/Adults (Ages 13 and above)

Introduction to Photograhy

ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

Thu, Dec 20   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt is on winter break from December 17 to January 6.

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 4-7

ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Thu, Dec 20   4:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

ProjectArt is on winter break from December 17 to January 6.

 

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

...

Cancelled
ProjectArt: Ages 8-12

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 20   5:30 pm to 6:15 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens chess workshop

Learn chess from instructor .

 

Chess Workshop

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 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

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join Flatbush Fiction Thursday, November 22 for a discussion of Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler.

Discussion copies will be available for checkout at the branch, ask for yours at the front desk.

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Parable of...

Book Discussion: Parable of the Sower

DEC
21

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Resume Help

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults career resume

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Dec 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 21   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Homework Help

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids after school homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Teen Time

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

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