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APR
24

Resume & Career Help (DeKalb)

Tue, Apr 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   DeKalb Library

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)

Email Basics

Tue, Apr 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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Apr 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. Join our Homework Club and receive a free backpack and other school supplies. Use our new laptops and enjoy free printing.

After School Homework Help

Little Scientists

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

little scientists

Join us in April for spring-themed science play as we explore a different concept every week. We will have hands-on discovery time and at each session little scientists can explore our Preschool Science Kits. For children ages 3-6.

Little Scientists

Chess Workshop

Tue, Apr 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Chess Workshop

Kids Create

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

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here Kids Create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you!

A special Kids Create where we celebrate DIA! Diversity in Action!

Kids Create

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

Tue, Apr 24   6:15 pm to 7:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

book club

Join the book club as they discuss House of Broken Angels by Luís Alberto Urrea!

Fiction of the 21st Century Book Club

APR
25

Spanish Storytime w/ RIF

Wed, Apr 25   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here multilingual storytime Spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

For ages 0-5.

*Tickets are required for both...

Spanish Storytime w/ RIF

Spanish Storytime w/ RIF

Wed, Apr 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here multilingual storytime Spanish

Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers.

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

For ages 0-5.

*Tickets are required for both...

Spanish Storytime w/ RIF

Crochet Circle

Wed, Apr 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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Apr 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Apr 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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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 Class

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Class

APR
26

Toddler Time

Thu, Apr 26   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Babies & Books

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Babies & Books DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here 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

Science Baby!

Thu, Apr 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

STEM

Join us at the library for this special 6-week series for babies and toddlers exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Science Baby is a creative science program for 0-3 year olds led by teaching artist Emma Gordon. The...

Science Baby!

Babies & Books

Thu, Apr 26   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Babies & Books DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. Join our Homework Club and receive a free backpack and other school supplies. Use our new laptops and enjoy free printing.

After School Homework Help

Krik? Krak! Storytelling & Songs with Haiti Cultural Exchange

Thu, Apr 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here

Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Krik? Krak! Storytelling & Songs, connecting children and families to the rich oral traditions of Haiti.

Haiti Cultural...

Krik? Krak! Storytelling & Songs with Haiti Cultural Exchange

Girls Report Now!

Thu, Apr 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Do you love to tell good stories?

Want to know what makes a story news?

Apply to Girls Report Now.

Girls ages 12-18 will be working with a professional journalist to  learn about reporting, writing and editing for...

Register
Girls Report Now!

eBooks Basics

Thu, Apr 26   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

APR
27

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Apr 27   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

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Apr 27   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

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

PINOCCHIO AND THE THREE GOLD COINS

Fri, Apr 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Pinocchio and The Three Gold Coins

Pinocho y Las Tres Monedas de Oro

A performance by the Scaramouches Latino Puppet Theatre

In this adventure Pinocchio meets Zorro and goes with him to plant the three gold coins in the...

PINOCCHIO AND THE THREE GOLD COINS

APR
28

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Apr 28   9:30 am to 10:30 am   Cortelyou Library

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

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Apr 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

drag queen story hour Saturday Storytime

The Cortelyou Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is pleased to announce Drag Queen Story Hour, featuring local queen, Lil Miss Hot Mess!

 Drag Queen Story Hour puts the rainbow in reading & also captures the imagination...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

kids

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

Saturday Storytime

ESOL Class

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week.

ESOL Class

Meditation Group

Sat, Apr 28   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

adult learning

meditation group

Meditation Group

Team Up To Read

Sat, Apr 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Team Up to Read

This free interactive six-week series will help build stronger readers. Explore strategies to improve reading skills and enjoy hands-on activities to encourage a lifelong love of reading. For children aged 5 to 9 and participating parents or...

Team Up To Read

APR
30

Build with Duplo

Mon, Apr 30   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Music and free play with DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Apr 30   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Come and join us for stories, rhymes and fingerplays!

Preschool Storytime

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Apr 30   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

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, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Computer Basics TechKnowledge

Please come and join Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch, for free basic computer classes. The class is an 4 to 5 week course which will focus on the building skills, such as typing,...

Computer Basics

Babies & Books

Mon, Apr 30   11:15 am to 11:45 am   DeKalb Library

Storytimes with Music, Rhymes and Fun for Babies & Toddlers. For 0-3 years old and caregivers.

 

Babies & Books

Movies @ the Library: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Mon, Apr 30   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

family movie Movies Movies at the Library

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation. Runtime 1hr 27 mins Rated PG

Movies @ the Library: Fantastic Mr. Fox

After School Homework Help

Mon, Apr 30   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. Join our Homework Club and receive a free backpack and other school supplies. Use our new laptops and enjoy free printing of...

After School Homework Help

Kids Explore: Poetry Beat

Mon, Apr 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

creative writing kids National Poetry Month

Join us for an introduction to writing haiku poems for students in grades 3-6. Facilitator will model reading and writing haiku poems then guide students as they create and illustrate their drafts. At the end of the program, the facilitator will...

Kids Explore: Poetry Beat

Kids Create

Mon, Apr 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Kids Create

MAY
1

Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, May 1   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

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.

Microsoft Word Basics

Story Play

Tue, May 1   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime

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

Story Play

After School Homework Help

Tue, May 1   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

after school homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. Join our Homework Club and use laptops and enjoy free printing.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Tue, May 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

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

Chess Workshop

Kids Create

Tue, May 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

DIA! Kids Create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you!

A special Kids Create where we celebrate DIA! Diversity in Action!

Kids Create

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation (ofri an Kreyòl): Chak Siksè Gen Yon Kòmansman!

Tue, May 1   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

business

Antre nan PowerUP! epi ou ta ka ganye lajan pou kòmanse biznis ou. Eseye pou  ganye $ 20,000-pi gwo prim lajan nou janm bay! Ale nan klas yo, rankontre avèk yon konseye biznis epi aprann kijan pou ekri yon plan biznis. Ou dwe gen omwen 18 an...

Register
PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Orientation (ofri an Kreyòl): Chak Siksè Gen Yon Kòmansman!

Crochet Circle

Tue, May 1   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   DeKalb Library

This is a fun, no-pressure group for learning how to crochet or knit, or enjoying your skills. Bring your materials and ideas and we will share ours.

Crochet Circle

Latin Jazz and Folk Music

Tue, May 1   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Benjamin Furman is a pianist and singer who was born and raised in Santiago, Chile.

Join us in the library for his free solo concert, bringing together elements from Jazz, South American Folklore, Klezmer, Tango, Middle Eastern and...

Latin Jazz and Folk Music

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