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DEC
10

Winter Book Sale

Sat, Dec 10   9:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Adults book sale

Drop off your book donations from October 11 – December 9 in Central Library’s Grand Lobby during open hours. Your contribution will help support BPL’s collections and programs. And then come to the Grand Lobby for our winter book sale on...

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Winter Book Sale

Friends of Cortelyou Library Monthly Meeting

Sat, Dec 10   9:30 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Adults community partner Friends of the Library

Join volunteers who support Cortelyou Library through fundraising efforts and more! We meet once a month on the Second Saturday at 9:30 a.m. This meeting will be virtual on Zoom. Please register to receive the Zoom link and password.

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Friends of Cortelyou Library Monthly Meeting

Slide presentation of photography by Evgeniy Veprinsky

Sat, Dec 10   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults artist talks Artists on Site photography Russian

Jewish Art & Craft Guild and the Kings Bay Library honor memory of a photographer Yevgeniy Veprinsky with a slide show presentation of his works. 

A Ukrainian Jew, immigrated in 1993 to New York, where he resided since then...

Slide presentation of photography by Evgeniy Veprinsky

Minority Mindz - Strategic Business Development Program

Sat, Dec 10   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Adults adult learning community partner

Free online self-paced business courseswith no deadlines.  www.minoritymindzinc.org

Minority Mindz - Strategic Business Development Program

FIFA World Cup: Morocco vs Portugal

Sat, Dec 10   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Adults all ages

Gooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaal! Join us for our weekly viewings and highlights of 2022’s World Cup. Which country will stand in victory? Join BPL and Brighton Beach library and come cheer for your favorite team.

Masks are encouraged. For more...

FIFA World Cup: Morocco vs Portugal

Book Sale

Sat, Dec 10   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids book sale

The end-of-the-year book sale will be coming to Carroll Gardens Library from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM! Come shop for bargains and enjoy free hot apple cider, courtesy of the Friends of the Carroll Gardens Library. Also, we will have TWO raffles, one...

Book Sale

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 11:00 am for an all-ages Storytime!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime at Cortelyou Library

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

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime toddler time

Saturday storytime gives families and friends a chance to come together for fun read-alouds, songs and more! Join us at 10:30 a.m. in the children's area of the library.

Saturday Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Leonard, Upstairs Children's

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for storytime for ages 0-5 in the children's area of the library!

Please keep in mind the following: 

- Storytime starts promptly at 10:30 am.

-Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at...

Saturday Storytime

ServSafe Food Handler Certification Class Registration

Sat, Dec 10   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning career Community Cooking Healthy Communities

Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at BPL Adult Learning

ServSafe food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation,...

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ServSafe Food Handler Certification Class Registration

Fitness With Malvia

Sat, Dec 10   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek, Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

The Spring Creek Library offers a free workout class taught by a certified fitness trainer, Malvia! Join us for a fitness workout and weight training, all while having fun and staying fit. All participants are encouraged to wear comfortable,...

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Fitness With Malvia

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Rugby, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years saturday storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more! For children aged 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Please come early so you have time to settle in and to minimize disruptions. We will start promptly at 11:00 AM.

Masks...

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

Join Ms. Ann for a holiday Storytime in the Mill Basin Meeting Room. No Registration Required!

The  Branch i slocated at 2385 Ralph Avenue.   For More Information Please call the branch at 718-241-3973/

Saturday Storytime

Family Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Hello Friends!

Join us or stories and songs!

All ages and their caregivers.

Family Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Highlawn, Meeting Room

Kids grab and go kits storytime

Join the Highlawn Library for the return of Saturday Storytime; hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. We'll also be handing out grab-and-go kits for this week's special storytime craft. All ages welcome! 

Please note that...

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Macon, The Fireplace

Kids early literacy first five years saturday storytime storytime

All ages storytime!

Join the Macon Children's Librarian to share rhymes, songs, and books!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Lots Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten

 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...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Open Playroom: Sensory Exploration

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids first five years kids create

Pop by our children's area to tinker with our lightboard, practice shaping your letters, or experiment with kinetic sand. Older readers are welcome to play with toys, build towering Lego structures, or create their next artistic...

Open Playroom: Sensory Exploration

Bengali Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years Bengali multilingual storytime

Let's thrive though Bengali Rhymes, Poems and Songs.

Children and their parents are requested to attend.

 

Bengali Storytime

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a fun-filled musical performance. Geared for families with children ages 0-5 yrs but everyone is welcome!

This event will be held in our auditorium and ticketed. Tickets will be handed out on a...

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning conversations english conversation group Immigrant Services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English online on Zoom video. 

Please register with your name and email to receive the information to join the group. The Zoom link will be emailed one (1) hour before the group...

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Adults citizenship Immigrant Services Virtual Programming

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.  Study all topics on the naturalization civics test and practice for the interview. 

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Herbs, Art, and Community

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults celebrate heritage Heritage Ambassadors

Exploring the world of herbalism and art: Brooklyn Public Library Heritage Ambassador, Cinthya Santos-Briones, will present the collective exhibition in collaboration with artists from the Voces Ciudadanas organization of blueprint photographs,...

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Herbs, Art, and Community

Homework Help

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in K - 8th...

Homework Help

Get Covered NYC: Health Insurance Information

Sat, Dec 10   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults health and wellness

Do you have questions about health insurance? Come to the Dyker Library between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm for free enrollment assistance from a representative of "Get Covered NYC." Health insurance plans are now more affordable than ever. Get help...

Get Covered NYC: Health Insurance Information

Big Note, Little Note: Sing, Play, Connect

Sat, Dec 10   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years Brainy Babies first five years music

Join us for a 9-week music class where you’ll discover new and fun ways to sing, move, and play together during family time. Music and play promote self-care and your child’s development! This class is open to families at the Stone Avenue branch...

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Big Note, Little Note: Sing, Play, Connect

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 10   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Kids Chess Workshop

Come join us for our Chess Workshop for kids and teens every Saturday @11:30am.   The teacher is a skilled chess instructor who will teach you how to play or increase you knowledge of the game.

Chess Workshop

Shape up NYC Exercise Group

Sat, Dec 10   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Shape Up NYC is a free citywide fitness program supported by NYC Service, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, that aims to reduce health inequalities across New York City by...

Shape up NYC Exercise Group

Free English Class

Sat, Dec 10   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Greenpoint Library

Adults ESOL everyone is welcome here Immigrant Services

The library offers free ESOL classes for beginners learning English.

 

Classes meet 2 times eaches week Improve your English Practice with other adults learning English No registration required
Free English Class

Resume Help

Sat, Dec 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults career resume

One to One Resume assistance -includes feedback and suggestions regarding formatting and content, skills and qualifications you may wish to highlight, and keyword choices to best spotlight your ability to do the job you are seeking.

No...

Resume Help

East New York Reads Homework Help

Sat, Dec 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Kids East New York Reads homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering in-person homework help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students at Arlington Library. ALL students from K to 5th grade are welcome. 

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 10   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids Chess Workshop after school

Join us in the 2nd floor and play chess in person.

No registration is required. 

Chess Workshop

Knitting Circle

Sat, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Orange Meeting Room

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Join a social circle where we can learn new skills from each other based on our own expeirences in knitting, crochet and hand-sewing. This program is not led by an instructor.

Meet up with other knitters or crocheters for self-...

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Knitting Circle

Saturday Family Event

Sat, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Kids table-top & board games video games

We invite children and their family to play games - video games, board games....all types of games.

Saturday Family Event

Narcotics Anonymous

Sat, Dec 10   1:15 pm to 4:45 pm   Stone Avenue, Meeting Room

Adults community partner Healthy Communities

Narcotics Anonymous was established in response to the success of Alcoholics Anonymous. NA is support group for those attempting to recover from drugs other than just alcohol.

Narcotics Anonymous

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Join us for Paerdegat's Saturday Storytime, designed to spark curiosity and inspire imagination in readers aged four to eight. This week, we'll be reading Carmela: Full of Wishes, written by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian...

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Greenpoint Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy preschool ready set kindergarten storytime

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...

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Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

CyPurr Session: Workplace Surveillance

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Adults career internet safety privacy week techknowledge

Work is hard enough without invasions of privacy, on or off the clock. At worst your boss may even use tools to push your limits, harass individuals, or suppress workplace organizing. This workshop will review some of the most common forms for...

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CyPurr Session: Workplace Surveillance

Kids Create

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Come to the Brighton Beach Library and create a take-home craft with us! 

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by an adult to help.

Masks are strongly encouraged for...

Kids Create

A Radio Christmas Carol

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults holiday lectures and discussions performance

Come and join local Brooklyn Heights theater company Theater 20/20 as they perform the Dickens' Christmas classic as a one hour radio play with foley artist sound effects! There will be a talkback with the artists after the...

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A Radio Christmas Carol

Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults hotspot Laptop Loan

The Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Program is made possible by the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. This program will help provide relief to millions of patrons and will help close the Homework Gap for students who currently lack necessary...

Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Health and Wellness: Yoga

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities yoga and meditation

  Are you looking for a way to de-stress in these challenging times? Join us on Saturday's for an afternoon of relaxation and rejuvenation while practicing Yoga. Yoga has origins dating back over 5,000 years in India and yields...
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Health and Wellness: Yoga

SWING DANCE CLASS

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 3

Adults dance fitness and classes

Join us for Swing Dance Classes at Coney Island Library

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SWING DANCE CLASS

Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults hotspot Laptop Loan

The Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Program are made possible by the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. This program will help relieve millions of patrons and will help close the Homework Gap for students who lack necessary Internet access or...

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Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess and get tips from our chess instructor, chess master Reinaldo Duran! For ages 6 and up; kids and teens welcome. 

Chess Workshop

FIFA World Cup: England vs France

Sat, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults all ages

Gooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaal! Join us for our weekly viewings and highlights of 2022’s World Cup. Which country will stand in victory? Join BPL and Brighton Beach library and come cheer for your favorite team.

Masks are encouraged. For more...

FIFA World Cup: England vs France

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime toddler time

Join us in person for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities for children ages 0-5 years.  Attendance is limited to 15 people.

Saturday Storytime

Toddler Art Studio

Sat, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Adams Street, Multipurpose Room

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts toddler time

Toddlers will have the opportunity to have open exploration and discovery with a variety of arts & crafts materials! 

Toddler Art Studio

Covenant Ballet Theater Holiday Performance!

Sat, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults celebrate heritage holiday music performance

Covenant Ballet Theater's CBP-2 Youth Company presents:

Window Wonderland!

This holiday themed performance - described as the "Mini-Nutcracker" - will be coming to the Sheepshead Bay Library on the afternoon of Saturday December...

Covenant Ballet Theater Holiday Performance!

DEC
11

Fitness With Malvia

Sun, Dec 11   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

The New Lots Library is offering a free workout class taught by certified fitness trainer, Malvia! Join us for a fitness workout, weight training, and having fun staying fit!  All participants are encouraged to wear comfortable,...

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Fitness With Malvia

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