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JAN
22

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

Library Lab: Duct Tape Constructions

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Challenge yourself to build a duct tape wallet. Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free...

Library Lab: Duct Tape Constructions

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens

It's On! Crush the competition, race to the finish line, show-off your moves. Come alone, or bring a friend, our Wii Switch is your Wii Switch every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. We  have Mario Kart, Arms and more. (grades 6 and up.) See...

Teen Tech Time

Kids Create

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! 

Kids Create

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 22   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn about journalism – and make a difference. We’ll produce a news web site and a print newspaper covering Ditmas Park and parts of Flatbush, Prospect...

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jan 22   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The New York Seascape

Tue, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

The New York Bight encompasses more than 16,000 square miles of coastal and ocean waters from Montauk, New York, to Cape May, New Jersey. It is an ecological treasure trove, providing critical migration routes for globally threatened species,...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The New York Seascape

JAN
23

Story Play

Wed, Jan 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime! For ages 0-5 with participating parents and caregivers.

Story Play

Caregiver Meetup

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Stay after our Wednesday Storyplay to mingle, network, and interact with other caregivers. Free play & music for the little ones. Self supervised.

Caregiver Meetup

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou! Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any craft...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Jan 23   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Fashion Design: Create a Tote!

Wed, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

THIS CLASS IS FULL - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

Don’t miss this opportunity to create your own handbag! Expert accessories designer, Charanor Marcano, teaches you how to make your own leather tote bag and add your own swag. All tools and...

Fashion Design: Create a Tote!

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

JAN
24

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Please join our premier 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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 24   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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 24   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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

Genealogy for Beginners

Thu, Jan 24   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

This class explores the databases and resources available to genealogy researchers. This course is intended for the genealogy beginner, and participants will receive hands-on training as well as a list of genealogical research...

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Genealogy for Beginners

JAN
25

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jan 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Jan 25   2:45 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

¿Qué es el autismo?

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults autism inclusive services spanish

María Virginia Ortega, maestra de educación especial hablara del autismo. Contestara preguntas y se reunirá con padres y parientes para que: reciban información concreta acerca del Trastorno del Autimiso, comprendan esta condición y la...

¿Qué es el autismo?

JAN
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - Building a Dynamic Website in Python

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

We'll build our first website in Python. We'll put our programming skills to the test by building a small website in Python. Our websites will display HTML and CSS, and dynamically display data (whatever that means). This is a workshop, so bring...

Computer Programming for Beginners, the Unsure, and the Afraid - Building a Dynamic Website in Python

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 26   11:00 am to 1:00 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

Girls Who Code

Sat, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

Learn computer science through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, web sites, apps and more!

 

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Girls Who Code

JAN
27

NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

Sun, Jan 27   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults

This is the first All-Member Meeting of the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative (NYC REIC) of 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn more about the NYC REIC—this event is open to all.

The NYC REIC is working together to secure...

NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative Meeting

JAN
28

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Jan 28   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jan 28   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Computer Basics

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jan 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Movies @ the Library: The Time Traveler's Wife

Mon, Jan 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage. Rated PG-13

Movies @ the Library: The Time Traveler's Wife

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 28   2:30 pm to 4:30 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

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jan 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Start Smart: Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Map Your Fashion & Beauty Journey

Mon, Jan 28   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults business

Join Sadia Seymour, fashion stylist and business counselor at Brooklyn Women’s Business Center at the LDCENY, as she leads the discussion on how to jump-start your business for success in the New Year. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn...

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Start Smart:  Fashion Your Future, Launch Your Brand - Map Your Fashion & Beauty Journey

JAN
29

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Email Basics

Tue, Jan 29   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults email 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. How...
Email Basics

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Jan 29   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning music

Come learn the basics of playing guitar at Cortelyou Library.

Learn the basics notes and chord progressions Learn how to turn your guitar using standard and digital tuners Be able to understand Chord Charts Will be able to play 1 to 2...
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Learn Guitar at the Library

Library Lab: Slime, Oobleck and More!

Tue, Jan 29   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Make mixtures and explore the properties of the three states of matter: liquid, solid and gas. Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science,...

Library Lab: Slime, Oobleck and More!

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