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DEC
14

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

RIF

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens gaming teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

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

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

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

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years summer reading saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Get a free book when joining and thereafter

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

Free Book When You Join

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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
16

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

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

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.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

Teen Tech Time

DEC
18

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   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 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

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 18   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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, ask for feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   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

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

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   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 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

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 Tech Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens gaming teen tech time

If you love video games the come to Stone Avenue for Teen Tech Time, and play various video games on PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Popular titles at our branch include Tekken 7, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Super Smash Bros. 4...

Teen Tech Time

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

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids

A free book to keep for joining RIF. Check out 2 books 3 times and receive another free book

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 19   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

Japanese 101

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

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

Game On! for Families

Wed, Dec 19   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

Teen Tech Time: Stone Winter Tournament

Wed, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Are you an avid gamer and would like to test your skills? Then join us at the Stone Avenue Winter Battle Bash and participate in our video game tournament. Featuring the following games:

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle (PS4) Dragon Ball...
Register
Teen Tech Time: Stone Winter Tournament

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

Microsoft Word

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults

Learn Microsoft Word @ the Library

Microsoft Word

DEC
20

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)

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

Board Games

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens

Teens can have fun interacting  and socializing with board games

Board Games

Adult Feature Films: Skyscraper (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 20   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Global icon Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of SKYSCRAPER as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the...

Adult Feature Films: Skyscraper (PG-13)

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