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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

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Age Group: 18mo – 3 yo

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Kids Explore

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Book reading, crafts, and activities around a different theme each week 

Kids Explore

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

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

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...

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Rolie Polie Guacamole

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving 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 Tuesdays from 3pm -4pm and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

For babies and children with a Library Card

Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up

Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books

Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

DEC
19

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

 

Practice English in a Conversation Group

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

Build with LEGO

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

Computer Basics

Thu, Dec 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

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

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

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Dec 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 21   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 21   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 21   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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

DEC
24

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Age Group: 18mo – 3 yo

Toddler Time

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Dec 24   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

DEC
26

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

Kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Dec 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

 

Kids Tech Time

Practice English in a Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

 

Practice English in a Conversation Group

DEC
27

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Dec 27   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

Computer Basics

Thu, Dec 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults

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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

DEC
28

Library Lanes Bowling League

Fri, Dec 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Teen Time

Fri, Dec 28   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 28   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

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Fri, Dec 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Teen Tech Time

DEC
31

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 31   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Age Group: 18mo – 3 yo

Toddler Time

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Mon, Dec 31   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Recieve homework help from a trained volunteer.  Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish.

Homework Help for Children and Teens

Kids Explore

Mon, Dec 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids

Book reading, crafts, and activities around a different theme each week 

Kids Explore

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