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JUL
19

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is included after the program.

Story Play with Reading is Fundamental

Library Lanes Bowling League

Thu, Jul 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes Bowling League

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Jul 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

babies & books First Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, 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,...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Free Summer Meals Program

Thu, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jul 19   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   DeKalb Library

 Free Summer Meals for kids under 18. Come and enjoy!

Free Summer Meals

Summer Tutoring

Thu, Jul 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Does your child need some extra attention in the areas of Math or English Language Arts? If they are in grades 2-5, we can help with trained high school students who are providing tutoring services. No appointment is necessary. We also have...

Summer Tutoring

Teen Summer Writing Series

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

creative writing teen time

Do you jot down overheard conversations and pieces of dreams? Do you want to turn doodles from your school notebook into stories or songs?

...
Teen Summer Writing Series

Library Lab: Sound Experiment

Thu, Jul 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

We will work on a sound experiment. Ages 6-12.

Library Lab: Sound Experiment

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years multilingual storytime Russian

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, Jul 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

JUL
20

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Jul 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Fri, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

build with lego Kids Create

Enjoy stories, songs and make a Lego creation based on one of the books we read. We will register you on our branch Beanstack account and post a photograph of your creation at bklynlibrary.beanstack.org. Everyone who enters a book...

Books, Beats & Beanstack

Free Summer Meals Program

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jul 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   DeKalb Library

 Free Summer Meals for kids under 18. Come and enjoy!

Free Summer Meals

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

Fri, Jul 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Using screwdrivers, pliers and other tools, kids destroy discarded printers, blenders and other common electronics to get inside and see how they work. Then, using the components along with recyclables and other found materials, kids...

KoKo NYC presents Destroy & Construct

Build with LEGO

Fri, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Fun LEGO projects for ages 5 and up.

Build with LEGO

JUL
21

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Saturday Storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

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

Saturday Storytime

Meridian Yoga

Sat, Jul 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Jul 21   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   DeKalb Library

early literacy Ready Set Kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, 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!

JUL
23

Build with Duplo

Mon, Jul 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 23   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 3-5.

Preschool Storytime

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Jul 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Jul 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Jul 23   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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

 

Babies & Books

Free Summer Meals Program

Mon, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 23   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   DeKalb Library

 Free Summer Meals for kids under 18. Come and enjoy!

Free Summer Meals

Kids/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Jul 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Kids Create

LEGO Mindstroms

Mon, Jul 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

LEGO Robotics TechKnowledge

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

LEGO Mindstroms

JUL
24

Free Summer Meals Program

Tue, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Jul 24   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   DeKalb Library

 Free Summer Meals for kids under 18. Come and enjoy!

Free Summer Meals

Email Basics

Tue, Jul 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Library Lab: Sound City

Tue, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

library lab stem & steam

Use recycled objects to create a structure for "Sound City" at this session of Library Lab at Cortelyou Library. Library Lab is a hands-on exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts (STEM) for children ages 6-10. Join...

Library Lab: Sound City

Kids Tech Time: Keyboard Playmat program

Tue, Jul 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Can you play piano with your feet?

Kids Tech Time: Keyboard Playmat program

Kids Create

Tue, Jul 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

arts and crafts Kids Create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! All Kids Creates over the summer will be music related to go with our "Books & Beats" theme for Summer Reading!

Kids Create

Movies @ the Library: All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

Tue, Jul 24   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Movies Movies at the Library

'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon. Not Rated Runtime 90 minutes

Movies @ the Library: All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

English Conversation Group

Tue, Jul 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   DeKalb Library

You are invited to a conversation group to learn English and have fun.

English Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Tue, Jul 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Learn to crochet and/or enjoy the company of other crafters as you create. Meets monthly at Dekalb Branch. Beginner/refresher lesson provided. Some supplies available and bring your own project-in-progress

Crochet Circle

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Jul 24   6:15 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

JUL
25

Free Summer Meals Program

Wed, Jul 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals Program

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jul 25   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   DeKalb Library

 Free Summer Meals for kids under 18. Come and enjoy!

Free Summer Meals

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jul 25   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

Game On!

Wed, Jul 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Game On!

Board game fun! This program will be held on the floor of the children's area.

Game On!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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)

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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, Jul 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly, competitive environments.

Teen Tech Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jul 25   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

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