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Toddler Time at Sunset Park Library

Wed, Dec 7   10:30 am to 11:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for in person storytime with stories and songs just right for toddlers.

Registration required - limited capacity

Due to capacity limits, we are not able to accommodate child care groups and preschool classes at this...

Toddler Time at Sunset Park Library

Brainy Babies Cypress Hills

Wed, Dec 7   10:30 am to 11:30 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Birth to Five Years Bengali Brainy Babies early literacy first five years

Join us for a brain-building program for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers from Bushwick or Brownsville.  Includes storytimes in English, Bangla and Spanish, early literacy tips, craft ideas, songs...

Brainy Babies Cypress Hills

Red Hook's Knit and Crochet Circle

Wed, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Gather with fellow crafters to knit, crochet, or sew.  Meet friends in a relaxing atmosphere while working on a project.  Explore craft books and learn about websites such as Ravelry and Instagram which provide a wealth of inspiration....

Red Hook's Knit and Crochet Circle

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Wed, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create! (While supplies last.)

 

*Kits may contain small parts that are not suitable for young children. Please...

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Wed, Dec 7   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids explore

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go kit to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits contain small parts that are not suitable for young children ages 0-4...

Grab and Go : Arts and Crafts

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Pacific Library

Adults Chess Workshop

Chess Introduction: @ Pacific Library

For parents, caregivers, and their kids, helping them improve,

by applying chess strategies and tactics in their games.

Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 2:00pm

December 7th, 14th,...

Chess Workshop

Plum Papercraft: Make a Finnish Star

Wed, Dec 7   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Park Slope, Auditorium

Adults arts and crafts

Learn to weave and twist paper strips to create a festive holiday star.

Supplies provided.

Beginners welcome!

Registration suggested.

Plum Papercraft: Make a Finnish Star

Email Basics

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

We are now offering walk-in tech assistance.

Wednesdays from 2pm to 3pm -- Improve your internet experience. Bring your questions!

Walk-ins are welcome!

Email Basics

Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer programming techknowledge

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

Resume Help: By Appointment

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Adults career resume

Are you looking for help with your resume? Have questions about a cover letter, interviewing techniques, or your job search? Book a one-on-one appointment with a library staff member to receive personalized attention and instruction. 

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Resume Help: By Appointment

Adult Coloring

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Adults creative aging arts and crafts

Please join us for our adult coloring event! We provide the supplies while you partake in a relaxing way to exercise your mind.

Adult Coloring

Digital Privacy: Phone Safety

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Rugby Library

Adults privacy week techknowledge

Join our Digital Privacy Sessions and learn how to protect yourself while using the internet on smartphones, tablets and laptops.

Digital Privacy: Phone Safety

Crochet & Knitting

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts knitting and crocheting

Get Hooked at Cortelyou Branch: Crochet & Knitting.

*This program is ages 13 and up.

*All levels of experience are welcome to join

*From beginnners to those with years of experience. 

*Please bring your...

Crochet & Knitting

Explore Your Future with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations Info Session at Macon Library

Wed, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens & Young Adults career community partner

Brooklyn Public Library along with Council Member Chi Ossé and Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) invites you to join us for this in-person information session to learn about their free job training programs in:

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Explore Your Future with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations Info Session at Macon Library

Teen Time: Video Game Wednesday

Wed, Dec 7   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Mill Basin, Program Room

Teens & Young Adults teen time video games

Come hang out with librarian Kristian and play some video games with friends. For teens, 2:30-3:30 PM

Teen Time: Video Game Wednesday

Lego Robotics

Wed, Dec 7   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids Build with Lego Bklyn Robotics League lego robotics

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and making a difference?

The theme for this year is Super Powered, and kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making new friends. If this...

Lego Robotics

Grab and Go

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Arlington Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Stop by the Arlington Branch for a FREE "Grab and Go" craft bag. 

Only available while supplies last. One per child.

Grab and Go

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Got a quick technology question that you need answered? During this program, come to the front desk to ask your questions to a Technology Specialist at Carroll Gardens.

Examples of inquiries can range from how to download and use...

Ask a Tech

Adult Coloring Hour Cancelled

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts

Coloring isn't just for kids -- research shows that coloring at any age relaxes your mind and improves brain function. Destress and refocus with an hour of coloring at the Sunset Park Library. Materials will be provided. No registration...

Adult Coloring Hour

Grab and Go: Kids Create -- Newspaper Polar Bear Craft

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library on December 7th starting at 3:00 pm to pick up everything you need to make a Newspaper Polar Bear. Kit includes: Newpaper, paper and googly eyes for the face and paper to make a winter scene.

Kits will be...

Grab and Go: Kids Create -- Newspaper Polar Bear Craft

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games techknowledge teen tech time video games

Join us for a teen and tween space where you can meet new friends and old, while playing an assortment of video games, board games and computer games. Use our PS4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch to challenge each other in friendly...

Teen Tech Time

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Kids Bklyn Robotics League techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…energy? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League by October 14th . The theme for this year is SuperPowered, and kids and teens (ages 9–17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM...

Brooklyn Robotics League

LEGOS for Kids!

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids Build with Lego after school kids create

Join us in the 2nd floor meeting room for LEGO free play!

Masks are encouraged and appreciated! 

LEGOS for Kids!

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in grades K-8, we can help you with your homework for free! 

After School Homework Help

Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Auditorium

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...

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Library Laptop and Hotspot Loan Orientation Program

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library) Cancelled

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults adult learning resume

Stop by the Central Library's Business & Career Center for help with your job search questions. All sessions are one-on-one but timeslots are limited. 

Drop-In Resume & Career Help (Central Library)

Mindful Origami with Lazarine Philbert

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Adams Street Library

Adults arts and crafts DIY

Join us for six sessions of origami lessons and mindful folding for adults with practitioner Lazarine Philbert.

Take some time away from screens and learn the practice, history, and technique of origami. Lessons will be progressive and...

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Mindful Origami with Lazarine Philbert

Music and Sound Therapy

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Pacific Library

Adults health and wellness music

Music and Sound Therapy

Escape from the stressors and microaggressions of daily living, on this aural journey to where

the self and the celestial meet. Reemerge, recharged and recomposed:

homeostatically, emotionally...

Music and Sound Therapy

DIY Teen Grab-and-Go: Snowflake and Menorah

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY grab and go kits

Stop by at 3:00PM and pick up a Snowflake or Menorah paper craft at the Highlawn Library while supplies last.

The Kit will include: Paper Cutouts with instructions Ages 13+

 

DIY Teen Grab-and-Go: Snowflake and Menorah

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 6:00 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

Snow Globe Giveaway and Tree Lighting

Wed, Dec 7   3:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids BPL Outdoors grab and go kits holiday kids create

Join us at the Friends of Brower Park annual tree lighting!

We'll be in the park to give away library information and make your own Snow Globes craft kits!

Snow Globe Giveaway and Tree Lighting

Game On!

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht, J Meeting Room

Kids game on table-top & board games

Bring a friend or make a new one while playing board games and card games!

Ages 6+

Game On!

Tom Keough: Art Lessons

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 1

Kids arts and crafts after school

Students will learn how to draw and paint.  

All are welcome!

Tom Keough: Art Lessons

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids Chess Workshop after school table-top & board games

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

African Jewelry Making Workshop with Pamela Isaac

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   DeKalb Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts jewelry making teen time

Participants will design and create African jewelry while listening to some ethnic beats for inspiration. All materials will be provided.

African Jewelry Making Workshop with Pamela Isaac

DIY for teens

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults DIY teen time

Be Creative!

 



 

DIY for teens

Teen Tech Time : Hour of Code! Binary Bracelets!

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Gaming Room

Teens & Young Adults computer basics computer programming teen tech time

Hour of Code Unplugged! Make a Binary Bracelets!

Participate in the Hour of Code™ at the Brookly Heigths Library!

Use Binary Coding to create a a bracelet with your name, or something more interst secret message! It could be your...

Teen Tech Time : Hour of Code! Binary Bracelets!

Kids Tech Time - Hour of Code! Binary Bracelets!

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Gaming Room

Kids computer basics computer programming kids tech time

Hour of Code Unplugged! Make a Binary Bracelets!

Participate in the Hour of Code™ at the Brookly Heigths Library!

Use Binary Coding to create a a bracelet with your name or a secret message! It could be your name, or a phrase, like I...

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Kids Tech Time - Hour of Code! Binary Bracelets!

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard Library

Teens & Young Adults after school Chess Workshop

Join us at Leonard Library every Wednesday afternoon as we play the greatest of all board games: CHESS! 

All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Play will take place in the backyard garden space (weather permitting).

Chess Workshop

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton, Meeting Room

Kids arts and crafts

Come join us for Arts & Crafts for kids every Wednesday 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Arts & Crafts

Cooking Matters for Kids

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids cooking kids explore

This is a 6 week program.  Kids will have fun cooking healthy Foods, playing fun game and activities, learn about healthy eating.  Age participation ranges from 7-12 years old.

Cooking Matters for Kids

New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Lion's of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults book discussion

Join us for a lively Zoom discussion of The Lion's of Fifth Avenue.  You may pick up a copy at the New Utrecht Branch or download a ebook copy.

Book synopsis:

In nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis's latest...

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New Utrecht Book Discussion - The Lion's of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

It's on like Donkey Kong!

Teens, stop by and enjoy an hour and half of tech game time with your peers. We have a Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One as well as your favorite games!

Room capacity may be limited.  For...

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games

Play video games and hang out with friends for Teen Tech Time at 3:30 on Wednesdays! We have PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox consoles. All teens are welcome.

Teen Tech Time

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 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

Wed, Dec 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Join us for an afternoon of chess!

For ages 6 - 12 and their caregivers.

Chess Workshop

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids Build with Lego after school STEM & STEAM

Come play with LEGO at the library! Using our collection of LEGO blocks, you can build something using the library's prompts and challenges, or just freestyle and go where your own imagination takes you. We will put your creations on display in...

Build with LEGO

Chess for Kids

Wed, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids Chess Workshop literacy

No registration required.  Please come and join us!!! Checkmate!!!

Chess for Kids

Kids Tech Time

Wed, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Rugby, Meeting Room

Kids kids tech time video games

Gaming fun at Rugby Library! Play Xbox & Nintendo Switch. 

Kids Tech Time

Teen Arts + Crafts Club: Bleeding Tissue Canvas Art

Wed, Dec 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts DIY teen time

Join us in the library's meeting room every Wednesday for drawing, crafting and more! 

For ages 11-17.

Teen Arts + Crafts Club: Bleeding Tissue Canvas Art

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