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DEC
13

Tot Art

Fri, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Story Play

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Story Play

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

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Read and Play

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

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

Teen Computer Lab

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Teens computer basics

Teens ages 9-17 can work on homework, watch a video, or play a game. Research assistance and tech help available from a librarian....

Teen Computer Lab

Teen Zone

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

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

African Jewelry Making for Teens

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

Teens 400 Years Later jewelry making teen time

Jennifer Jacobs will teach Teens/Tweens how to make beautiful bangles (Manillas) using African beads, mudd cloth and mixed wires.  Manillas were used as currency to buy everyday items. But, Europeans used them to buy and sell...

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African Jewelry Making for Teens

After School Stories

Fri, Dec 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Come and hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun! For children 5-12 years old with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

After School Stories

DEC
14

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults health and wellness open-house

GetCoveredNYC is a city-wide initiative to enroll New Yorkers in health insurance and provide them with access to primary and preventive care at NYC Health and Hospitals. The initiative is a partnership between NYC Health and Hospitals,...

GetCoveredNYC Tabling

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...

Register
Video Production in the Field

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for a fun storytime!

For all ages.

Saturday Storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

DEC
16

Tot Art

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 6

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

There won't be any class

December 9,23,30.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Story Play

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

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

Kids jewelry making kids create

Create necklaces and bracelets using various fun beads.

For kids of all ages.

Kids Create: Jewelry Making

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...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

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!

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

Mon, Dec 16   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Renaissance (volume 5 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss the influence of the Medici family in Florence, and the life and artistic genius of Michelangelo.

Please join us for a...

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History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Renaissance)

DEC
17

Read and Play

Tue, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.

Read and Play

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Chess Workshop

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

Are you a CHESSMASTER????

Come In and Find Out, learn some tricks and tips with our Chess Instructor, Jose Villar @ your local Library

Chess Workshop

Our Garden Club

Tue, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Missing plants and green things? Come inside and garden with us this winter! Celebrate plants with stories, songs and dance.  For children ages 6-12 with and without disabilities. Parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Our Garden Club

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

DEC
18

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Wed, Dec 18   9:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults community partner

Want to learn about international adoption programs at Spence-Chapin? Join us for an informal information session to learn about Spence-Chapin and our International Adoption Programs in South Africa, Colombia and Bulgaria. We'll discuss the...

International Adoption at Spence-Chapin Information Session

Tot Art

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

Story Play

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for storytime! Enjoy books, songs and playtime.

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required, inquire at Information Desk.

Story Play

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Read and Play

Wed, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years adhd autism developmental disabilities first five years

Come and hear stories, make friends and play at our inclusive storytime. For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities. Group size limited to 12. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

Read and Play

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Register
Get to Know Your Camera

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imaginative drawing with our resident artist. Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft. All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist: Chessica...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat 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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 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...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Dec 18   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

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 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...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Make a Digital Story for PC

Wed, Dec 18   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

Wed, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

Join LaTonya Yvette and her friends, Latham Thomas (Doula and founder of Mama Glow), Anja Tyson (Brand development and marketing in sustainibility and fashion) and Leslie Martinez (Writer and educator) in a panel conversation focused on mothering...

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Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

DEC
19

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Game On!: Board Games

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing board games with your friends.

Game On!: Board Games

Celebrate Reading- Gingerbread Party

Thu, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Celebrate Reading with Literacy Inc (LINC) with a Gingerbread Party.  Hear a story and participate in fun activities.

Celebrate Reading- Gingerbread Party

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Business & Career Book Discussion Group: Seize the Day

Thu, Dec 19   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion business

One day in the life of actor Tommy Wilhelm; middle aged, out of work, and nearly broke, he seeks an easy financial win…and salvation…by investing in the commodity futures market.

Please join us in reading Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow’s...

Business & Career Book Discussion Group: Seize the Day

DEC
20

Tot Art

Fri, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts

Join us for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

Tot Art

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