E.g., Oct 17 2019
OCT
17

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Thu, Oct 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

2nd floor Community Room

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 17   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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 17   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

Library Lab

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through hands-on...

Library Lab

Community Service Hour

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 17   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, Oct 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

OCT
18

Resume & Career Help

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Resume & Career Help is available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what...

Resume & Career Help

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 18   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, Oct 18   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

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

Preschool Playtime Cancelled

Fri, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Oct 18   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

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

Fri, Oct 18   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Drop in to our weekly workshop to learn, grow and heal with guided meditation and led classes on the mind, spirituality, psychology, universal love and devotion. The classes are fashioned in an interfaith, non-sectarian and community-...

Heart, Mind and Community: A Psychology, Spirituality and Meditation Group

English Conversation Group

Fri, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…making a difference? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League!

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...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Game On!

Fri, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens game on! table-top & board games techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Gaming program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1, Nintendo Switch &...

Game On!

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

OCT
19

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour friends of the library saturday storytime storytime

The Cortelyou Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is pleased to announce Drag Queen Story Hour.

Drag Queen Story Hour puts the rainbow in reading & also captures the imagination and play of childhood while giving kids glamorous...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour first five years

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Cortelyou Friends Book Sale

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book sale

Enjoy live music, raffles, baked goods, and lots of great books at the annual Friends book sale!

Cortelyou Friends Book Sale

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

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

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,...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   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

Homework Help

Sat, Oct 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for students in grades K-8. No question is too big or small!

Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington 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

OCT
20

Chess Club

Sun, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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 help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

OCT
21

Chess Club

Mon, Oct 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   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

Story Play

Mon, Oct 21   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, music, and learning in the 2nd floor meeting room.  

*Because of limited space, tickets will be distributed at 11 am on the 2nd floor.  

Story Play

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids techknowledge

Learn the basics of what 3D Printing is and where we can apply it in everyday life.

Kids Create: 3D Printing

Teen Time

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Mon, Oct 21   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

OCT
22

Resume & Career Help

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Resume & Career Help is available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Fridays. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what...

Resume & Career Help

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 22   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

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Internet Safety

Tue, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning internet safety techknowledge

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc. Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you'll need to understand these...

Internet Safety

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   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

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Learn how to pause and ask questions to be a more curious reader. 

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...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Creative Arts for Teens

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends.  Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego

Test your building skills with other kids during Build with LEGO.  

Ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Does air have weight? Try a balloon balance experiment. 

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

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 22   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

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