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Build with Duplo

Mon, Aug 19   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, Aug 19   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

Family Movie

Mon, Aug 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

Mon, Aug 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

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 19   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: Us

Mon, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Movies @ the Library: Us

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Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 20   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

Family Movie

Tue, Aug 20   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, Aug 20   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, Aug 20   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

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Aug 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the...

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Library Lab: Pocket Solar System

Tue, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam summer reading

Explore weightlessness with an experiment on freefall and make a pocket-sized model of our solar system.

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

Library Lab: Pocket Solar System

Kid Tech: Scratch Workshop Series

Tue, Aug 20   4:30 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

Adult Creative Writing

Tue, Aug 20   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

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Ask A Tech

Wed, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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

Family Movie

Wed, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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, Aug 21   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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Aug 21   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

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Wed, Aug 21   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: Interactive...

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Story Time from Space

Wed, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading

Meteor the Mousetronaut returns to outer space in this exciting story from retired NASA Astronaut Commander Mark Kelly. After viewing story time, make a comet on a stick.  

Story Time from Space

Chess Workshop

Wed, Aug 21   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

Summer Reading Coach

Wed, Aug 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years team up to read

A summer reading coach is available to meet one-on-one with children to work on their reading skills.  

Register in person on the day of the program for a 20-minute session for your child. 

Summer Reading Coach

English Conversation Group

Wed, Aug 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Aug 21   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

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Toddler Time

Thu, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading 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, Aug 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

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

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

Family Movie

Thu, Aug 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

Summer Reading Coach

Thu, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years team up to read

A summer reading coach is available to meet one-on-one with children to work on their reading skills.  

Register in person on the day of the program for a 20-minute session for your child. 

Summer Reading Coach

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Aug 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

Thu, Aug 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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Aug 22   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

Why the Sky is Far Away and Other Stories

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Multi-cultural stories celebrating the relationship between people, animals and the amazing world that we share. Featuring Native American folklore and stories from the rain forests about respecting and saving our resources and world. 

Why the Sky is Far Away and Other Stories

Summer Reading Closing Party

Thu, Aug 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids summer reading closing celebration

Bring the whole family for popcorn, prizes and entertainment!  At 3 p.m., enjoy storytelling with tales from around the world by LuAnn Adams. From 4-5 p.m. you can pick up your summer reading certificate, make a special craft, enjoy...

Summer Reading Closing Party

Ask a Tech

Thu, Aug 22   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, Aug 22   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

USCF Chess Tournament

Thu, Aug 22   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, Aug 22   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, Aug 23   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

Little Scientists

Fri, Aug 23   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. 

Little Scientists

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Aug 23   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, Aug 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

Fri, Aug 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

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Aug 23   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, Aug 23   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

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

Fri, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Using the library's vast resources relating to outer space, participants will be inspired to create an image that expresses their personal view of the universe beyond our own.  We'll explore the art form of collage and utilizing papers and...

Space Collage: The Final Frontier

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Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 24   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, Aug 24   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

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Build with Duplo

Mon, Aug 26   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

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