E.g., Dec 14 2018
DEC
14

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Create

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different arts and crafts project every week! Create something fun and all your own.

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Cross Cultural Conversations

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Discussion of all things human.

Cross Cultural Conversations

Brainy Bill: Snowy Science

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Join us for this special fall series with science edutainer “Brainy Bill” Louden! Dive into different STEM topics every week.

Celebrate the season and join Brainy Bill for some 'cool' science! Experience temperature first-hand as we turn...

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Brainy Bill: Snowy Science

DEC
15

The Friends of New Utrecht Holiday Fundraiser

Sat, Dec 15   10:30 am to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults christmas friends of the library hanukkah kwanzaa

 

The Friends of New Utrecht Library will be selling jewelry and handmade ornaments to support the library. Find a unique gift while helping the branch to provide excellent programs for our community.

 

The Friends of New Utrecht Holiday Fundraiser

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime saturday storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Pop-Up Tech

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Pop-Up Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:30)

Pop-Up Tech

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

Holiday Sing-A-Long with Sharon Wyse

Sat, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults christmas holiday music

Join Sharon Wyse in singing your favorite carols to make the season bright.

Holiday Sing-A-Long with Sharon Wyse

DEC
17

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Little Scientists: Color Science

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam storytime

Kids age 3-5 years and their caregivers can join us for hands-on science fun! We'll read stories and then experience science in action!

*Caregivers must remain with children for the entire program*

Little Scientists: Color Science

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school chess workshop

Learn how to master the strategic and fun game of chess with a trained instructor.

Chess Workshop

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

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Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Naruto Tournament

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens gaming for teens

Prove you are the best at Naruto on the PS4.

You will be assigned one of the four groups to compete against. If you have the best record you can advance to the next level.  

Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and...

Naruto Tournament

DEC
18

Story Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Internet Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Internet Basics is designed for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used.

This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics Class

Concert: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music

Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons:

July -- Song of the reaper

August -- The harvest

September -- The hunt

October -- Autumn song

November -- Russian trojka

December -- Christmas waltz

 

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Concert: Tchaikovsky's The  Seasons   Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the xbox and some good'ole Ipads fun! 

Kids Tech Time

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Tween Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Teen Time: Improv

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens performance

Play games that involve co-ordination, acting or movement. 

Teen Time: Improv

Wide Open Concert Series

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults live music

Wide Open is an exceptional group of composer-improviser-performers that defies categorization. These seven musicians have performed in every musical genre imaginable and Wide Open’s unique instrumentation allows it to take the music in all...

Wide Open Concert Series

Look Up! Astronomy Night

Tue, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years astronomy stem & steam

Use our telescope to look for craters on the moon, the rings around Saturn, or the four moons around Jupiter. What else will you see in the night sky?

All ages welcome!

Look Up! Astronomy Night

DEC
19

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Adult Game Time

Wed, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Internet Basics Class - Safety

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Introduction to Internet safety is designed for those who are interested in protecting their privacy, and knowing how to safely navigate the internet.

Internet Basics Class - Safety

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids after school homework help

Support, assistance, and encouragement for children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their homework.

Homework Help

Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids library lab

Do you love to ride roller coasters? Explore force and energy as you make your own roller coaster out of foam tubing, building materials and marbles.

Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Astronomy Night

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

We will be outside of the library with our telescope looking at different celestial bodies in the night sky! Take a look to see what you can find.

 

*this program is a weather-permitting program. It may be cancelled due to...

Astronomy Night

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

DEC
20

Story Play

Thu, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Bowling Lanes

Thu, Dec 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Come join our bowling team! Don't want to stand or carry a big ball around no problem, bowling is directly on our gaming system (xbox).

Bowling Lanes

Story Play

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

Thu, Dec 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, Drama, 104 minutes)

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

DIY

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy

Come hang out with friends, do homework, and participate in arts & crafts...

This is your time to have fun and connect!

DIY

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Tween Time

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

DEC
21

Unique Keepsakes

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Would you like to design your own useful art?

If so, we invite you to join Althea G. Feurich in this workshop series where you will design handmade brooches, transform t-shirts, paint glassware and create simple designs on tea towels...

Unique Keepsakes

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids karaoke kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Karaoke Fridays are back!  Join us and sing your favorite song!

Kids & teens are welcome.

This program has rolling entry.

Just Sing! Karaoke

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