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SEP
23

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

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

SEP
24

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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Sep 24   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build 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 class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Sep 24   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

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

Outreach at Apple Bank

Tue, Sep 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Apple Bank

Adults apple bank

Come by Apple Bank and say hello to Flatlands Branch staff!

Outreach at Apple Bank

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

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Tue, Sep 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning citizenship literacy

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen we can help!

 

Join our free exam preparation groups!  Seating is limited.

For more information and to confirm attendance please call the Literacy Zone/ Family...

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

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

SEP
25

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

SEP
26

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

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

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Sep 26   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adult Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

SEP
27

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

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

SEP
28

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

SEP
30

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

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

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

OCT
1

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

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 1   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 1   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

OCT
2

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 2   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

OCT
3

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 3   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

OCT
5

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 5   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

OCT
7

Adult Book Club/Discussion

Mon, Oct 7   1:30 pm to 2:45 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults book club book discussion

PLEASE NOTE: Gravesend Library has graciously offered to host this book discussion while Sheepshead Bay Library is closed for renovation.

Guest moderator Rashida Ismaili AbuBakr will be discussing "The Big Sky" by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.

Adult Book Club/Discussion

OCT
8

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Oct 8   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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Oct 8   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build 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 class,...

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 8   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 8   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

OCT
9

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 9   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

OCT
10

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 10   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

OCT
12

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 12   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 12   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!

OCT
15

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Oct 15   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

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Tue, Oct 15   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults career resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

This is...

Resume & Career Help (Eastern Parkway)

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 15   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

OCT
16

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 16   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

OCT
17

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

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

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

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