E.g., Dec 11 2018
DEC
11

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   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 11   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

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Family Open Play

Tue, Dec 11   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

Origami Hour

Tue, Dec 11   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults arts and crafts holiday

Come drop in and join us to create origami of your choosing at the Mill Basin library!

Paper and instruction diagrams will be provided.

No registration required.

Origami Hour

Litttle Scientists

Tue, Dec 11   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.

Litttle Scientists

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Create It for Kids

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids diy

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

Create It for Kids

After School Homework Help grades 1 to 6

Tue, Dec 11   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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Book Adventures: The Gingerbread Man

Tue, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids

Come and hear a retelling of the Gingerbread Man--NYC style and then create your own paper gingerbread man.

Book Adventures: The Gingerbread Man

DEC
12

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 12   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

Ask A Tech

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

Older Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 12   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

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

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Game On!

Wed, Dec 12   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!

DEC
13

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

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

Kids Create

Thu, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

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

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

DIY Friday!

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

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

Story and Play

Sat, Dec 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

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

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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

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

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

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

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Listen to a story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

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