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Build with Duplo

Mon, Sep 23   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, Sep 23   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

Movies @ the Library: Hotel Mumbai

Mon, Sep 23   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

Movies @ the Library: Hotel Mumbai

Book Discussion: Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee

Mon, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

The daughter of Korean immigrants, Casey Han has refined diction, a closeted passion for reading the Bible, a popular white boyfriend, and a magna cum laude degree in economics from Princeton, but no job and an addiction to the things she cannot...

Book Discussion: Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 23   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

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

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

Kids Tech Time

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Toddler Time

Tue, Sep 24   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

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Tue, Sep 24   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults citizenship

September 24 - National Voter Registration Day. Are you vote ready? Register in September - vote in November.

National Voter Registration Day. Register to Vote at the Library!

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Sep 24   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

Little Engineers: Road Play

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Explore things that go with our ramp set and Keva planks in this free play time session.

Little Engineers: Road Play

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lego robotics techknowledge teen time

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Library Lab: Pop Up Books

Tue, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Learn how to turn a two-dimensional piece of paper into a 3-D moving creation. 

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

Library Lab: Pop Up Books

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Sep 24   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Sep 24   6:15 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning book club

Join the book club as they discuss Milkman by Anna Burns.  

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

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Ask A Tech

Wed, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Sep 25   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 25   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 25   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Practice your conversational skills in an informal setting, with other adults who are learning to speak English. Free! All levels welcome. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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Toddler Time

Thu, Sep 26   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

Thu, Sep 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

ToddlerTime

Thu, Sep 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old.

Register
ToddlerTime

Chess Workshop

Thu, Sep 26   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

3D Printing Workshop

Thu, Sep 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens arts and crafts techknowledge teen tech time

Drop in 3D Design Lab: Choose an item from the MakerBot Thingiverse website or design your own object using Tinkercad and a library laptop. Also, try our 3D Doodler Pen to create fun projects!

Participants can pick up their projects at a...

3D Printing Workshop

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 26   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

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Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Sep 27   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, Sep 27   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

playtime

Fri, Sep 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years build with lego first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come listen to preschool music and play with fun toys!

playtime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 27   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

Donkey Jote! A Puppet Show by Patty Cake Theater

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids hispanic heritage month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the library with this fun re-telling of the story of Don Quijote with puppets and original music by Ruben Dario Cruz. 

Venga a celebrar el mes de la herencia hispana con la historia de Don Quijote...

Donkey Jote! A Puppet Show by Patty Cake Theater

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   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

Open House at Cortelyou

Sat, Sep 28   10:30 am to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults open-house

Get to know your library! Brooklynites of all ages are invited to visit their local library for Brooklyn Public Library's Open House Day 2019.

Come to the Cortelyou Branch for:

Saturday Storytime at 10:30 am

Adult...

Open House at Cortelyou

Saturday Storytime (at Scholes Street Children's Garden)

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Scholes Street Children's Garden

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years gardening

Join us at Scholes Street Children's Garden for a special outdoor version of our popular Saturday Storytime program. We'll be reading some great books and singing new and beloved songs. All ages are welcome!

Scholes Street...

Saturday Storytime (at Scholes Street Children's Garden)

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Open House at Homecrest Library

Sat, Sep 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults open-house

Get to know your library! Brooklynites of all ages are invited to visit their local library for Brooklyn Public Library's Open House Day 2019.

 The Open House event is a fun opportunity for our community members of all ages to come...

Open House at  Homecrest Library

Coloring Club

Sat, Sep 28   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Sat, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids open-house

Welcome to Open House at Homecrest Branch. We will celebrate with "Brainy Bill" Louden, a scientist and entertainer who "edutains" across Brooklyn, New York City, and beyond. Brainy Bill will engage and amuse you with his fun and educational...

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids open-house saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

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Build with Duplo

Mon, Sep 30   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

Babies & Books

Mon, Sep 30   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 30   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

Movies @ the Library: Gloria Bell

Mon, Sep 30   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.

Movies @ the Library: Gloria Bell

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Mon, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Bushwick)

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Sep 30   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, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

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Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 1   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

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 1   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou 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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Tue, Oct 1   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

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