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DEC
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ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime!

For ages 0-5.

Ticket required. Inquire at information desk.

Story Play

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Resume Help

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults career resume

Looking for a job? Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained staff to get assistance with editing, advice on your resume's layout and presentation, and tips for the job search! 

Please bring a draft of your resume...

Resume Help

Story Play with RIF

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a storytime and play time after. Every three storytimes kids attend they earn a free book courtesy of RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Recommended ages birth to 5 years old and caregivers.

Story Play with RIF

Unique Keepsakes

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Would you like to design your own useful art?

If so, we invite you to join Althea G. Feurich in this workshop series where you will design handmade brooches, transform t-shirts, paint glassware and create simple designs on tea towels...

Unique Keepsakes

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Marcy Library)

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults career

The Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center is partnering with the library to bring the jobs to you! Workforce1 recruiters will be at the library to pre-screen candidates for available job openings.

 

Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Marcy Library)

French Storytime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime

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

 

French Storytime

Family Open Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and carers, join us at Macon for music, toys, and friends!

Family Open Play

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Improve your Microsoft Word documents with intermediate knowledge.

Create headers and footers, work with styles, graphics, table formatting, document templates.

A knowledge of M/Word is required.

Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate

Computer Basics

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults

Come to computer basics class where you'll learn all the basics of how to use a computer!

Computer Basics

Family Playtime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for this special playtime for families with children ages 0-5. There will be toys, music, and lots of fun!

Family Playtime

PlayTime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Babies and Toddlers along with their parents and caregivers can enjoy fun toys as you listen to your favorite children's songs.

PlayTime

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

Babies & Books

Resume Editing Help

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Adults career resume techknowledge

Need assistance perfecting your resume to make it look and sound just right? Our Librarians are here to help!

Resume help is availble by appointment only and is arranged in 30 minute slots. Please come in or call the branch to...

Resume Editing Help

Preschool Playtime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, new friends and play.
Recommended for 3-5 years old. Younger friends are always welcome too.

Preschool Playtime

Family Open Play

Fri, Dec 14   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

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

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

Playtime

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!

Playtime

Naughty not Nice Movies for Adults

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Ulmer Park, Meeting Room

Adults techknowledge

Naughty not Nice Adult Matinee:

December 7 - Deadpool 2

December 14 - Krumpus

December 21 - Bad Santa

December 28 - Batman Returns

Naughty not Nice Movies for Adults

Learn More About Person-Centered Aprentiships

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults

Laura Cucinotta from AHRCNYC’s Quality Improvement department,  will discuss AHRC's Person-Centered Apprentice program.  Martinelli will highlight her experience with the process.  Ms. Martinelli will emphasize ...

Learn More About Person-Centered Aprentiships

Pre-School Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Birth to Five Years

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills

Pre-School Story Play

Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:15 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Fri, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Choosing folk tales from four parts of the world: Brazil, Korea, Nigeria, and Norway, we use a common human constant, storytelling to learn about different parts of our world.  These stories are tied to the land flora and fauna of each place...

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults

All ages are welcomed to this special time dedicated to fiber arts.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Adults english conversation group

Join a group of peers to improve your English language skills. The leader of the group is an experienced ESOL Volunteer.

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation Group

Knitting Club

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults everyone is welcome here fiber arts

Learn to knit.

Finish an old project, or start a new project, and make new friends!

Knitting Club

Talking Needles

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults crochet

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come for friendly afternoon hangout and knit or crochet with the awesome people in our Talking Needles group on Friday afternoons!

Talking Needles

Adult Coloring

Fri, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come enjoy an hour of mindful coloring, just for adults.

Art supplies will be provided.

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Fri, Dec 14   12:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Jewelry Making

Fri, Dec 14   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Join Cortelyou for a Jewelry Making program led by artist and jewelry maker Chisa Takagi. Participants will leave the program with a finished work. Materials will be provided!

Every Friday from 12:30pm- 2:00pm on the floor of the library...

Jewelry Making

Crochet with Juana

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults crochet everyone is welcome here fiber arts

Join Juana, and learn to crochet, modify a pattern, or create your own.

Do It Yourself.

Crochet with Juana

Family Movies

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Family Movies @ the Library Enjoy weekly kid friendly films.

Family Movies

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create toddler time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy creating and building with Duplo blocks with other kids.

Kids Create Duplo

Featured Film: GUILT TRIP

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: GUILT TRIP

Stoop Meditation Pop-Up

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults

Take a break and enjoy 30 minutes of meditation at the Stoop Meditation Pop-Up at BPL Central Library!

Take a few minutes today to share some love, kindness, and connection with yourself--and with our community....

Register
Stoop Meditation Pop-Up

Coloring pages for kids

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Dec 14   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Fri, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults career

Come and meet with staff from the New York State Department of Labor (DOL), who will work with job seekers to connect them to resources.

--Help with your job search, resume review, interviewing, networking, etc.

--Learn about...

New York State Department of Labor Counseling

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids

A program for kids and teens who have their own library cards to get free books.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Art of Sewing

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning fiber arts

Sewing lessons for beginners.

Simple projects teaching the basics of sewing.

Art of Sewing

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids reading is fundamental

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a free drop-in program open to babies, kids, and adolescents. Check-in with us on Fridays from 2-4 and earn a free book for joining! Earn another free book every third time you come!! And on your birthday...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Resume & Career Help at Central Library is cancelled on Friday, December 14. As an alternative, please consider attending the New York State Department of Labor Counseling session from 1:30-3:30 pm, also at Central Library. Resume &...

Cancelled
Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Ask a Tech

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come to our information desk to receive personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Homework Help

Fri, Dec 14   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids homework help

Need homework help? We can help!

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

Homework Help

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