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JAN
18

Storytime with Jumpstart

Fri, Jan 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Arlington Library

Kids

Join us at the library to enjoy a wonderful storytime by one of our community partners, Jumpstart! We are honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with this special event. No registration required.

Storytime with Jumpstart

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 18   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)

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Kids Create: Lanyard

Fri, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

 Kids come have fun making key chains and bracelets with lanyard.

Kids Create: Lanyard

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

Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Fri, Jan 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts diy

This January

 

We'll be creating Vision Boards for the Year Ahead! Every Friday, come, unwind and look to the future!!    
Mixed Media: 2019 Vision Boards

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Fri, Jan 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Join us for a reading of Mratin Luther King Jr. I have a dream speech and collage creation. 

Kids Create: Collage Read-In

Homework Help

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Fri, Jan 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts storytime

Come celebrate National Winnie the Pooh Day with an epic teddy bear sleepover. Bring your best stuffed buddy to the library to sleepover with their buddies. Before you leave you can help them settle in with a bedtime story and a special art...

Teddy Bear Sleepover

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Arlington Library

Kids

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

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 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books saturday storytime storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends!

 

Best for ages 3-5.

Saturday Storytime

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

Tech Time

Sat, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Arlington Library

Teens

Looking for some afternoon fun? Join us for video games! We have WiiU & Playstation 4!

(Program is for 5th grade and up)

Tech Time

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

Build with LEGO

Sat, Jan 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids create

Come to the Gerritsen Beach Library and join us for a relaxing LEGO building session. 

Build with LEGO

JAN
22

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 1:30 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults business finance

Meet with a financial counselor to develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. In addition to obtaining a free credit...

Register
Free Financial Coaching

Story Play with RIF

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

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy books, rhymes and songs, followed by playtime! Sign up for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) after the program, and receive free books!

Story Play with RIF

Microsoft Word Basics part I

Tue, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Do you feel confused and lost when it comes to computers? Do you wish you had the time and money to take a real, live course on computers?

Microsoft Word Basics part I

Ready Set Kindergarten

Tue, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years

 

In this special program, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you...

Ready Set Kindergarten

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Jan 22   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)

Resume & Career Help (Brownsville Library)

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian to get 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 (Brownsville 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

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school kids explore library lab stem & steam

Participants will learn about the forces of lift and drag in the exploration of flight while building and trying out their own super fun bird kite.

Library Lab: Bird Kites

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens

Looking for some afternoon fun? Join us for Playstation 4 or Wii U!

Teen Tech Time

Homework Help

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

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

Homework Help

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Jan 23   11:00 am to 1:00 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)

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

Yoga

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

Adults fitness yoga and meditation

Are you ready to get fit? Yoga is back at Gerritsen Beach!

Presented by Harbor Fitness, all fitness levels are welcome.

***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT***

Yoga

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

 

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Register
Microsoft Word Basics

Cinema: I Feel Pretty

Wed, Jan 23   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Adults movies

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live...

Cinema: I Feel Pretty

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

For babies and 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 friendly neighborhood library staff for more...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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)

iPad Workshop

Wed, Jan 23   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

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids

Do you need help with your homework? If you are in grades 1-8, stop by and meet with our homework helper!

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Free Homework help for those in grades 1 to 8.

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

Book Adventures

Wed, Jan 23   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids

Hey there!

Join us, every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for Book Adventures. This month we'll read Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.

Don't miss out, we'd love to have you! Groups and families are welcome to join us!...

Book Adventures

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

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