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Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Dec 11   8:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with the Borough Presidents Office presents a special Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for thousands of children living in family homeless shelters around the  borough.

The drive...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Toddler Time @the YMCA

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

**This program takes place at the YMCA on 99 Meserole Ave.**
A closed Greenpoint Library isn't going to stop our Toddler Time! Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

**Please note, adults accompanying children must fill a...

Toddler Time @the YMCA

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids summer reading reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: one free book when you sign up for RIF and a free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Older Adults

Do you have questions about the new Health Care Law? Would you like help signing up on the new New York State Insurance Exchanges? Trained Navigators are available at the Mapleton Library to answer your questions and help you navigate...
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Dec 11   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...

Free Financial Coaching

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Dec 11   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

Chess Club

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

Submit Your Name & Contact Information to enter and win Your Own Hardcover Copy of Michelle Obama's New book, "Becoming."  Winners will be announced and called on Tuesday, December 18th 2018.

Join fellow readers in discussing the...

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

Ages 0-18 months...

Babies & Books

Toddler Tales and Tunes with LINC

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Arlington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for story time, crafts, and singing that will have your toddler dancing out of their diaper!

Toddler Tales and Tunes with LINC

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Toddler Time

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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.

Spanish Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Saratoga Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for storytime with songs & more! Ages 3-5. Space at storytimes is limited. Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Groups and daycares are best accommodated with prior...

Preschool Storytime

Story Play

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Come join us for stories and songs, with playtime and socializing afterward.

Story Play

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy stories and play for 18 months  to 3 year olds.

Toddler Time

Tai Chi

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

Register
Make a Digital Story for Mac

Story Play

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime preschool

Enjoy our Story time with books, puppets and games. Little Hands Craft Time means more fun and more crafts. Join us to sing and learn about the Letter People.

For children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years old and their caregivers.

Preschool Storytime for 2.5 - 4 years old

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Scrabble

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning table-top & board games

scrabble:  open to all, have fun....learn new techniques

Scrabble

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years preschool reading is fundamental storytime

Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5 years with RIF book distribution. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Preschool Storytime with RIF

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults 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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults 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....

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Story Play

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Dec 11   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

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and...

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Saratoga Library

Adults 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for 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 (Stone Avenue Library)

Family Open Play

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers--join us at Mill Basin for toys and friends!

Family Open Play

Creative Writing

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

Overeaters Anonymous

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Resume & Career Help (Saratoga)

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Saratoga 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 (Saratoga)

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Want to learn how to type or simply improve your typing skills? this is the class for you. Stop in and lets grow and learn together.

Typing with Mavis Beacon

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 11   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years

Bring your baby for a relaxing program full of fun stories, singing and play.  This is a great opportunity for children to practice developing social skills, motor skills, and early literacy skills.

 

Ages 0-18 months...

Babies & Books

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 11   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge techknowledge

Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Or would like to learn more about them? Come in and get one-on-one help with your device from an expert. First come, first served.

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