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DEC
12

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books Cancelled

Thu, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 12   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults book club book discussion

We continue to mourn the loss of one of history's greatest literary fitgures, Toni Morrison and as we struggle to grapple with accepting her absence and how best to celebrate her incalcuable contributions to the literary canon, we ...

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Book Discussion: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 12   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

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

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Story & Craft

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Fabulous neighborhood book wizard Tina Joy will take young makers on an exploration of the bookmaker/illustrator's craft in her 'Mindful Makers' series. This week we'll explore the way books are printed, using wooden alphabet blocks and a variety...

Book Adventures: Story & Craft

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Dec 12   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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   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

DEC
13

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 13   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 13   10:15 am to 11:00 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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

StoryPlay

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool 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...

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StoryPlay

Brainy Babies

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy toddler time

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 child for 3-K and...

Brainy Babies

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 13   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Dance with BUPH

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids move to learn music

Learning to dance can be fun!

Every Friday children can have fun dancing while making new friends.

Dance with BUPH

DEC
14

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Dec 14   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults friends of the library

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better!

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library meet...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Citizenship Study Group

Sat, Dec 14   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, Dec 14   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

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 12/7, 12/14, and 12/21. Registration is required...

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Video Production in the Field

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first 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, Dec 14   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

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids 400 Years Later kids explore

African-American stories and tales, accompanied by music and dance.

Asante's African Safari: Storytelling, Music & Dance

Karaoke

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Older Adults creative aging music

Sing hits from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Karaoke

DEC
16

Toy Time

Mon, Dec 16   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

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults community partner small business

Sessions with SCORE counselors are by appointment only. To request an in-person mentoring session with a SCORE counselor, register or RSVP online.

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from...

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Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou 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

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

Mon, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts holiday

Learn to make unique holiday cards just in time for the holidays. Bring your creativity and enjoy a fun afternoon of cardmaking.

Audience: Adults. Registration not required.

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

Movies @ the Library:War of the Roses

Mon, Dec 16   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults movies movies at the library

(Drama/Comedy) 116 minutes In this blackest of comedies, a perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued and the gleefully evil Barbara and Oliver Rose single-mindedly inflict as much misery as possible on each other. Rather than just get...

Movies @ the Library:War of the Roses

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Game On

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

Do you love LEGOS, robotic and teamwork? Then join and Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

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ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Dec 16   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

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

Mon, Dec 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults lectures and discussions

What is your vision for the new New Lots Library?

New Lots Library has been funded by the city to undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Library will be upgraded to replace outdated systems and include new features like a teen area and...

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Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

DEC
17

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool 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...

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StoryPlay 10am

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   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

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years city for corduroy preschool 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...

Featured Event
StoryPlay 11am

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Tue, Dec 17   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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Tue, Dec 17   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

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.  

 

Kids Create

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