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DEC
11

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 11   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Youth Craft: Slime

Wed, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Youth Craft : Slime

Youth Craft: Slime

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Dec 11   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Wed, Dec 11   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

Do you like to dance? Do you want to get fit while having fun? Join us for our Shape Up Dance Fitness class.

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

DEC
12

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Thu, Dec 12   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Brainy Babies

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and...

Brainy Babies

NYS Worker's Compensation Board

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Adults business community partner

What is New York Paid Family Leave, and how may it help your family? What is workers’ compensation? What should you do if you are injured on the job? If you’ve wanted to learn more about these important benefits, now is your chance! The NYS...
NYS Worker's Compensation Board

coloring for kids

Thu, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Dec 12   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Join us in the toddler area for a fun hour of playtime. Toys are provided but children are welcome to bring their own as well.

Afternoon Playtime

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Game On!

Thu, Dec 12   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Take a break and play board games with us! We offer games such as Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Uno, Apples to Apples and more!

Game On!

Legos

Thu, Dec 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Get creative and use your imagination as you build with Lego and Duplo blocks!

Legos

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

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Come to Mapleton and enjoy playing video games with other teens.

Teen Tech Time

DEC
13

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Fri, Dec 13   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Dec 13   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

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

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Storytime with Miss Zhien!

Preschool Storytime

coloring for kids

Fri, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

Read and Play

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

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

Read and Play

Family Game Night

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids techknowledge video games

Join us as we turn our basement auditorium into a drop-in game room! Featuring a variety of new and classic board games, LEGO®, Little Bits, IPADs and video games. Also including cards wtih  kittens that explode, sushi on the go...

Family Game Night

After School Homework Help

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

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

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sat, Dec 14   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

BPL Pop-Up Shop

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Adults pop-up shop

Brooklyn Public Library is your source for everything you need—the latest books, one of a kind programs, and now BPL merch! Shop fun tees & totes, warm hoodies, and drinkware during our pop-up shop in the lobby at Central. There's something...

Featured Event
BPL Pop-Up Shop

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

coloring for kids

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

DEC
15

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Dec 15   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

coloring for kids

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

DEC
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Dec 16   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

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Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

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

Monday Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

coloring for kids

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

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

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

After School Home-Work Help

After School Homework Help

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids kids tech time stem & steam video games

Come play games and have a great time with friends! At Kids Tech Time, kids have access to video games, laptops, and other surprising technology!

Kids Tech Time

DEC
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Dec 17   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

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