E.g., Nov 19 2019
NOV
18

Tot Art

Mon, Nov 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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Nov 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Tai Chi at Central

Mon, Nov 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults performance

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi at Central

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Nov 18   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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Nov 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Mon, Nov 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school performance stem & steam

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages with his incredible live science demonstrations.

Brainy Bill's performance will focus on Energy Conservation.  The world is full of...

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Mon, Nov 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

The Age of Faith (volume 4 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)

We will discuss aspects of Islam and Judaism, as well as medieval music and Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Please join us for a three part series of...

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History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (The Age of Faith)

Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

Mon, Nov 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents conversations research

Courage and Fear is a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv’s ethnically diverse intelligentsia during World War Two. As the Soviet, Nazi, and once again...

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Courage and Fear. Non-heoric narratives of occupied Lwów

NOV
19

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Nov 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Tue, Nov 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years music stomp clap and sing

Come dance along to "silly jazz" with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: "The Monster Under My Bed," "Muffin Man," and “Chopsticks."

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz & Camille

Babies and Books

Tue, Nov 19   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Chair Yoga

Tue, Nov 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

Babies and Books

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Tue, Nov 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness

Project Street Beat from Planned Parenthood of NYC will be at the Williamsburgh Library to provide free training in the use of Narcan and will give out free Narcan kits.  Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for...

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Nov 19   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Kid's Tech Time

Tue, Nov 19   3:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids kids tech time video games

Do you want to explore new and old video games? Want to make new friends? Join our Kid's Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Kid's Tech Time

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Nov 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Nov 19   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

Yoga

Tue, Nov 19   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Leonard Library

Adults fitness health and wellness yoga and meditation

Adults will enjoy the pleasure of moving their body, safely, under expert guidance. Beginners are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing.

Yoga

Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

Tue, Nov 19   7:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social...

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Jacqueline Woodson Discusses Red at the Bone with Glory Edim

NOV
20

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Tot Art

Wed, Nov 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

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I Am

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years music

Singing guitarist Will Leet and jazz singer/pianist Sammy Rae Bowers will sing an exciting mix of children’s songs and contemporary pop songs, and foster exploration with musical instruments and fun movement activities. We believe that exposing...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Jam I Am

Ask a Tech

Wed, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Nov 20   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Chess Club

Wed, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids table-top & board games

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Teen Gaming

Wed, Nov 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For anyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Nov 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Adult Book Club/Discussion: There There

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults book club book discussion

Join us for a discussion of There There, the first novel by Cheyenne and Arapaho author Tommy Orange. Twelve unforgettable characters, Urban Indians living in Oakland, California, converge and collide on one fateful day.

Adult Book Club/Discussion: There There

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

Wed, Nov 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults creative writing literacy poetry

This class runs weekly through December 4th, 2019. It is held in the Elsie Smith Room in the Dweck Center unless otherwise stated. Drop- ins are welcome!

Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet is a class celebrating poetic lineage, and the...

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Your Favorite Poet's Favorite Poet

NOV
21

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Nov 21   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Nov 21   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Preschool Storytime

Ask A Tech

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Nov 21   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Kids Create: Handprint Turkeys

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come and make a fun handprint turkey to decorate and take home with you. Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Handprint Turkeys

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids bklyn robotics league

Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Nov 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Nov 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness

Project Street Beat from Planned Parenthood of NYC will be at the Williamsburgh Library to provide free training in the use of Narcan and will give out free Narcan kits.  Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for...

Planned Parenthood: Narcan Training and Free Narcan Distribution

Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

Thu, Nov 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Curated by Black Chalk & Co.

Part of the exhibition Beautiful Words Are Subversive, join us for this book launch and film screening. Guest filmmakers were invited to collaborate on an experimental film sequence responding to the...

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Film Screening and Book Launch by Black Chalk & Co.

NOV
22

Tot Art

Fri, Nov 22   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, Nov 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Lego Club

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school build with lego

Join us for Legos at the library. Take on our building challenge or create whatever strikes your fancy! Meet up with other Lego lovers in the neighborhood and have fun. Ages 5+.

Lego Club

NOV
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Cara's Caterpillars

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs!

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Cara's Caterpillars

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