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Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Sep 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge microsoft office

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, Sep 18   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, Sep 18   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 Tech Time

Tue, Sep 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 6-12.

Kids Tech Time

Kids Create

Tue, Sep 18   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

Bedtime Stories

Tue, Sep 18   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories

Wear your pajamas and get comfortable for a special evening storytime featuring songs, rhymes and books! Afterwards, play with our Thomas the Train toy sets.

Bedtime Stories

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Crochet Circle

Wed, Sep 19   2:30 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 19   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)

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Sign-Up and get a FREE book - Check out two books every week to earn one free book.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Sep 19   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, Sep 19   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.

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English Conversation Group

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Sep 19   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

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

Wed, Sep 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classed are open to adults 17 and older

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class/Conversation Group

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Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Sep 20   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, Sep 20   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, Sep 20   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

Library Lab: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower Challenge

Thu, Sep 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids stem & steam library lab

See how tall of a tower you can build using uncooked spaghetti and marshmallows. Then test your tower to see how much weight it can hold. Learn which geometric shapes make the strongest structures.

Library Lab: Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower Challenge

After School Homework Help

Thu, Sep 20   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

Library Lab

Thu, Sep 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Explore science with fun experiments in this monthly program. Ages 6 & up.

Library Lab

eBooks Basics

Thu, Sep 20   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, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime russian multilingual 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

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Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Sep 21   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

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Sep 21   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, Sep 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 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, Sep 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

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Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Sep 22   9:30 am to 10:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better. 

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 22   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Saturday Storytime

ESOL Preparation/Class

Sat, Sep 22   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults

Speakers fo Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Classes are open to adult 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Preparation/Class

Meditation Group

Sat, Sep 22   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning

Join us for an hour of mediation

Meditation Group

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Sep 22   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults yoga

Yes Ki Yoga is based on the meridian system and acupressure points. Consists of warm ups for the core, meridian stretching, body tapping, moving meditation and relaxation!

*Please bring your own yoga mat*

Meridian Yoga

Girls Who Code

Sat, Sep 22   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens girls who code techknowledge

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

Featured Event
Girls Who Code

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Build with Duplo

Mon, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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: Bill Cunningham: New York

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer. Unrated Runtime 90 minutes

Movies @ the Library: Bill Cunningham: New York

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

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

Kids Create

LEGO Mindstorms

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge lEGO robotics

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstorms

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Email Basics

Tue, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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, Sep 25   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 (DeKalb)

Tue, Sep 25   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)

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Sep 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids

Have fun playing video games with friends. Ages 6-12.

Kids Tech Time

Kids Create

Tue, Sep 25   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

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Sep 25   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book club

Join the book club as they discuss Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

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Crochet Circle

Wed, Sep 26   2:30 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Sep 26   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)

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