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DEC
11

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Story Play

Tue, Dec 11   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

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

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.

Computer Basics

Computer Basics III -Typing 101

Tue, Dec 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics III - Typing 101

  Learning to use a computer is not just for young people

  It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics III -Typing 101

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids homework help

Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework?  Come to Homework Help at the library.  No question is too big or small.

Homework Help

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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 Gaming: Board Games

Tue, Dec 11   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens gaming for teens table-top & board games

Play an old game like Uno, or Connect Four.

or try something new like Coup, or Exploding Kittens.

Teen Gaming: Board Games

DEC
12

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 12   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 12   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 12   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 12   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

Computer Basics IV - Typing 101

Wed, Dec 12   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults computer basics microsoft office techknowledge

 

Computer Basics IV - Typing 101

  Learning to Type is not just for young people.

  It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics IV - Typing 101

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   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

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids

Explore, create and express yourself through art with ProjectArt! Classes will be taught by Crown Heights Library's artist-in-residence.

The ProjectArt community is dedicated to bringing the arts to as many children as it can in a...

ProjectArt Art Workshops

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 12   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

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

Game On! for Families

Wed, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids

Come to the library and unwind playing board games, card games and puzzles. People of all ages are welcome!

Game On! for Families

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our Drop-In computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Computer Lab

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 12   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
13

Story Play

Thu, Dec 13   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 Lane

Thu, Dec 13   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 Lane

Story Play

Thu, Dec 13   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

Ask A Tech

Thu, Dec 13   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

 Ask A Tech 

  Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who...

Ask A Tech

Movies @ the Library: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 120 minutes)

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Movies @ the Library: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

DIY

Thu, Dec 13   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 13   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 13   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

Travel Lecture: Exploring the World

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Exploring the World

Adult Feature Films: Warning Shot (R)

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A struggling single mother and her young daughter inherit a farmhouse from their grandfather and when a family business rival sends armed men to take the water rights to the farm's creek by force, the situation spirals out of control.

Adult Feature Films: Warning Shot (R)

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 13   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
14

CREATIVE ARTS: ORIGAMI AND RIBBON CRAFTING - Workshop Closed

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come join us as you learn a new skill and use your imagination to create something that is one of a kind with Instructor Chi Wai Li.  Registration is required.

CREATIVE ARTS: ORIGAMI AND RIBBON CRAFTING - Workshop Closed

Unique Keepsakes

Fri, Dec 14   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 14   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

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)

Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning 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? Come to our information desk to receive personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

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...

Register
Brainy Bill: Snowy Science

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Kids Tech Time

DEC
15

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

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