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Expecting and New Parents Support Group

Thu, Dec 13   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Leonard Library

Adults

Facilitated by jennette Selig, PD (DTI), CLEC. Jennette is a neighborhood mom, childbirth educator, and lactation educator/counselor.

Expecting and New Parents Support Group

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep.

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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

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

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

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

Coloring pages for kids

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults friends of the library

Please support your neighborhood library. Books and handmade items will be available for sale.

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Email Basics

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.

Email Basics

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Thu, Dec 13   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

...

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 13   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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.  

Babies & Books

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Thu, Dec 13   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

" A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Dec 13   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

  The 6 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

   Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and evaluate their own work.

  ...

Creative Writing Workshop

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Grades 1-8 Homework Help.

After School Homework Help

Email Basics

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

Resume Help Express

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Resume Help Express

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Practice tests and other study materials for the GED/HSE/TASC, HiSET, TASC, SAT, elementary school and middle school standardized tests, civil service, technical, and other professional exams.

Learning Resources: Learning Express Library 3.0

Ask A Tech

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Have any tech related questions about your Ipad, cellphone, tablets, etc.? this is the place for you. Stop in ask questions its never too late to learn.

Ask A Tech

Feature Film: Seabiscuit

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Borough Park Library, Basement Meeting Room

Adults

Based on a true story.

Three men work together to help a famed horse win several symbolic victories that inspired a downtrodden 1930’s America.

PG-13

Feature Film: Seabiscuit

Internet Safety

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Today we use the internet for most things; communicating, banking, shopping, etc. Unfortunately, the Internet is also home to certain risks, such as malware, spam, and phishing. If you want to stay safe online, you'll need to understand these...

Internet Safety

Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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)

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

RIF Reading is Fundamental Children are encouraged to read at least two library books per week and are rewarded periodically with free books for their home library.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids reading is fundamental

For all 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)

Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework help for students in grades 1-8.

Homework Help

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

 

Grades: K-5

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 5th.

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...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Kids

Enjoy building with Lego and Duplo bricks and Keva planks! Create cars, planes, castles, gardens and more; let your imagination soar!

Kids Explore: Legos & Keva planks

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids

If you are in Grades 1-8, we can help you with your homework.

After School Homework Help

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids reading is fundamental summer reading

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

RIF: Scavenger Hunt

Afterschool Homework Help

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids after school homework help

Free after-school homework help for children in grades K-8.

Afterschool Homework Help

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Family Karoke

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come join us for some fun filled entertainment. Show off your talents

Family Karoke

iPad Workshop

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you want to learn how to navigate an iPad? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it in to better use? Learn to work with iPad by navigating the screens, connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth surfacing the internet and working with photo, video and...

iPad Workshop

Kids Create: Winter Craft

Thu, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!

Ages 4-10

Kids Create: Winter Craft

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