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DEC
13

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“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 for Beginners

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults movies at the library

Miracle on 34th Street is an irresistible fable that has, for many years, become synonymous with celebrating Christmas. A now the three time Oscar® winning tale is as colorful and resplendent as the holiday itself in an all new colorized version...

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

karaoke

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids techknowledge music

Do you like to sing, dance and perform?  Well come join in on all the fun at Mill Basin's Karaoke afternoons.  Sing along to all your favorite hit songs.  Not interested in singing, then dance the afternoon away  with your...

karaoke

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Wanna build a robot?  Try your hand at coding? Well we might have just the thing for you..  Kids & Teens, ages 9-17, work with our TRS Genie and register for our lego robotics league at the Mill Basin Library. ...

Brooklyn Robotics League

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 13   5:45 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

Make your Own Holiday Cards

Thu, Dec 13   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults

Add a personal touch to your holiday greetings! Learn how to use watercolors and salt to make beautiful snowscape holiday cards. Join us for this fun and productive card-making session! All supplies provided. 

Make your Own Holiday Cards

DEC
14

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

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 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Learn More About Person-Centered Aprentiships

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

Laura Cucinotta from AHRCNYC’s Quality Improvement department,  will discuss AHRC's Person-Centered Apprentice program.  Martinelli will highlight her experience with the process.  Ms. Martinelli will emphasize ...

Learn More About Person-Centered Aprentiships

Family Open Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Talking Needles

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 14   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Teen Time

Fri, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens gaming for teens teen time

Come have fun with your peers after a long week of school. Enjoy playing games, or just socializing, while spending a leisure time in a safe relaxing space.

Teen Time

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Fri, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens after school game on!

Have you ever wanted to grab your longsword and stride off through the night to begin an adventure from which you might never return? Come and join us, play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition with our Dungeon Master and other teens. Materials will...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Adventures!

DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

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

Saturday Storytime

Events for Youth and Families: Once Upon a Snowflake

Sat, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids

This is a world premiere musical about a little snow girl with big dreams! Ella lives with her Grandpa in Snowflake Junction and with the first snowfall of winter, she creates Sarah the Snow Girl. She doesn’t have the fanciest hat or buttons, but...

Featured Event
Events for Youth and Families: Once Upon a Snowflake

Library Lab: Slime Time

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Come and learn all about how to make slime.

Library Lab: Slime Time

DIY Christmas card

Sat, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens

Make a pop-up Christmas card 

DIY Christmas card

DEC
17

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Dec 17   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

Featured Event
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Watercolor Club

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come hang out and paint at the Mill Basin Library! We will provide the supplies, youtube videos and books, you bring yourself and your friends for a self guided watercolor group. 

Watercolor Club

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Dec 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Game On!: Chess

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids

Are YOU a CHESS MASTER?

Come In and Find Out and Learn How to be One @ your local Library

Game On!: Chess

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Ooooh! We just got an XBox Live Gold membership! Come play Fortnite* with us! 

*Bonus points for dancing!!

Teen Tech Time

Anime Club

Mon, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Teens and tweens, come join us as we watch an anime series and/or read a manga series of your democratic choosing! We will also discuss dates for anime club meetings in 2019.

Anime Club

DEC
18

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years first five years music stomp clap and sing

Brooklyn’s kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade scooping up several Parents’ Choice awards along the way. Their shows incorporate fun, fresh and smart lyrics in a style appealing to kids and...

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

Family Open Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Tue, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults book club book discussion

This global bestseller by Kevin Kwan follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore as she meets her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family at a wedding.

Copies of the book available for pickup at Mill Basin Library.

Book Discussion: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Little Scientists

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Little Scientists

Library Lab:

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids diy

Join us for a fun filled hour of exploring science

Library Lab:

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school homework help

Are you having problems with your homework? Come and talk with our Homework Helper to find out how to answer your questions. For Grades 1 to 6.

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Kid's Tech Time: Crossword Puzzles

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids techknowledge

Children will create their own crossword puzzles on the computer.

Kid's Tech Time: Crossword Puzzles

DEC
19

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Interested in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use computers, by attending our Techknowledge Computer class because our TRS makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come into the branch to register with our TRS to...

Computer Basics

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Bedford Library, Adult Learning Center.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Game On!

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Join us for an afternoon of board games. Come and have fun with your friends or make new ones. (Ages 6-12)

Game On!

Teen Movie Night

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens

Join us for a movie night in the meeting room! Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please ask the YA Librarian at the front desk for the movie title. 

Teen Movie Night

DEC
20

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“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 for Beginners

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults 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

karaoke

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids techknowledge music

Do you like to sing, dance and perform?  Well come join in on all the fun at Mill Basin's Karaoke afternoons.  Sing along to all your favorite hit songs.  Not interested in singing, then dance the afternoon away  with your...

karaoke

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Teens bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Wanna build a robot?  Try your hand at coding? Well we might have just the thing for you..  Kids & Teens, ages 9-17, work with our TRS Genie and register for our lego robotics league at the Mill Basin Library. ...

Brooklyn Robotics League

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

DIY Clay Ornaments

Thu, Dec 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults

Make your own simple clay ornaments using just a rolling pin, cookie cutter, and lace! All Supplies provided.

DIY Clay Ornaments

DEC
21

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

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 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Family Open Play

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

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