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DEC
10

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Dec 10   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, Dec 10   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 10   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults 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

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 10   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

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 10   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies, Toddlers and Caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

Movies @ the Library: The Meddler

Mon, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.

Movies @ the Library: The Meddler

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 10   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

Kids Create

Mon, Dec 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

Kids Create

DEC
11

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Dec 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

PowerPoint is a presentation software that allows you to create slide presentations that can include animation, narration, images, and videos.

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics is for students that are interested in becoming familiar with the...

Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Dec 11   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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   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

Kids Create: Toddler/Pre-K Art

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool

Encourage your child's creativity and curiosity with fun art activities. At each session we will explore a fun project designed for young children under the age of five.

Kids Create: Toddler/Pre-K Art

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb 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 (DeKalb)

Chess Workshop

Tue, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Learn to play chess with an experienced instructor for kids aged 5 and up.

Chess Workshop

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 11   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

Teen Journalism Workshop

Tue, Dec 11   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens

What issues do you care about? Who needs to hear your voice? Do you want to help make your neighborhood
a better place?

Join a free journalism program at the Cortelyou Branch of Brooklyn Public Library!

The Ditmas...

Teen Journalism Workshop

Understanding and Improving Your Credit

Tue, Dec 11   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults business

Having a good credit score is important to starting a new business. Learn what to look for on your credit report and the actions to take to build up your credit.

You will learn about:

• How to get and obtain your credit...

Register
Understanding and Improving Your Credit

DEC
12

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Wed, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
October 3rd through December 19th

 

آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی...

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Crochet Circle

Wed, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults crochet

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, Dec 12   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 12   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)

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   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

Crochet Circle Fashion Show

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Come celebrate the work of our Crochet Circle with a very special fashion show to showcase all of their hard work and creations!

Crochet Circle Fashion Show

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens gaming for teens teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends! 

Teen Tech Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 12   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

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 12   4:30 pm to 5:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Give support, assitance and encouragement to children in grades 1-8 who need a little extra help with their home work.

Homework Help

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 12   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

DEC
13

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   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, playtime 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...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

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

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

Game On! Board Games

Thu, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Play board games with your friends and family.

Game On! Board Games

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 13   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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou 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.

Ask a Tech

DEC
14

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 14   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, Dec 14   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

Jewelry Making

Fri, Dec 14   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Join Cortelyou for a Jewelry Making program led by artist and jewelry maker Chisa Takagi. Participants will leave the program with a finished work. Materials will be provided!

Every Friday from 12:30pm- 2:00pm on the floor of the library...

Jewelry Making

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Dec 14   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

Build with LEGO

Fri, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

After School Homework Help

Sat, Dec 15   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, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories, songs, rhymes and lots more for the whole family to enjoy.

Saturday Storytime

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Dec 15   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, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:30 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

DEC
17

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

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