E.g., Jan 18 2019
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

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   10:30 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! 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

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

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

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

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Ask a Tech

Tue, Jan 22   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

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)

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

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

Chess for Kids

Tue, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

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

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

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

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

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

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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