E.g., Jan 17 2019
JAN
17

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jan 17   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 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Thu, Jan 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 17   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 17   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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Jan 17   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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Jan 17   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

JAN
18

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jan 18   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 18   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

Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Adults can come and paint something new. We will provide the paint, the non-alcoholic drinks, canvases and brushes. We will have a project prepared, but if inspiration strikes, you can paint your own original creation. We will be working with...

Register
Sip (Coffee) & Paint

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Jan 18   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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga 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

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   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

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 19   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Saturday Storytime

Family LEGOS

Sat, Jan 19   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Imagine it!! Build it!!. Do you enjoy creating projects using legos and Duplos?

Join us for an afternoon of LEGo projects.

Family LEGOS

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Jan 19   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Girls Who Code

Sat, Jan 19   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!

 

...
Girls Who Code

JAN
22

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults techknowledge

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online.

 

In this lesson you will learn:

 

How to Create a Messenger Account...
Social Media:Facebook Messenger Security

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

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Jan 22   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...
Learn Guitar at the Library

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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…space? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 11th.

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

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

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

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Kids

Come get crafty at the library! Arts & crafts activities for ages 6-12.

Kids Create

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

US Citizenship Test Prep

Wed, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

JAN
24

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

Typing with Mavis Beacon

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

Adults

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing.   Whether you want to learn essential keyboarding skills or improve overall typing efficiency, Mavis Beacon will guide you step-by-step on your...

Typing with Mavis Beacon

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

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Thu, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Saratoga Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

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

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

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 25   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Saratoga 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

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

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