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Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Sun, Dec 16   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults exhibitions

In Sam Lavigne’s Verified Purchases, a computer program searches Amazon.com for a sample of books in Mill Basin Library’s collection as of November 15, 2018. The software compiles lists of who purchased each book and all the other products they...

Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

English Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 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

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Dec 16   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

Chess Club

Sun, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 4:45 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

Coloring pages for kids

Sun, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years

 

Coloring pages for kids

Coloring pages for kids

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Sun, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens adhd autism developmental disabilities gaming

Get your game on and join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and much, much more.

Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities

For more information call 718.253.4948

Adaptive Gaming Arcade

Mini-Book Sale

Sun, Dec 16   1:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults

Did you miss our October sale? Need to stock up on gifts for the holiday season? Join us at this mini-book sale.  We will have a well curated collection of books and media for all ages.

Kids/teens and paperback books - $1...
Featured Event
Mini-Book Sale

Sunday Story Time

Sun, Dec 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years story play storytime

Bring your children to the library to enjoy stories, fingerplay, games, songs and other interesting activities.  You may also interact with other parents, kids and caregivers.

Sunday Story Time

DEC
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Dec 17   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

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mon, Dec 17   9:30 am to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults mental health

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is...

Featured Event
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 3

Adults

Meet with an SBA certified business mentor from SCORE NYC to discuss your business needs. Get advice on starting a business, writing a business plan, implementing a marketing strategy and much more. To schedule an appointment with a SCORE...

Meet One-on-One with a SCORE Business Mentor

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Discovery Table

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore

Discovery table fun with legos

Discovery Table

Ask a Tech

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Chess Club

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:45 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

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults holiday

Come and bring your gifts and wrap them here. If you are not good at wrapping, we will wrap those gifts for you!

Bring your own wrapping paper or use the paper we have here for you. This is for all occasions and beliefs. Happy Holidays...

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Mon, Dec 17   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

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

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

Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults exhibitions

In Sam Lavigne’s Verified Purchases, a computer program searches Amazon.com for a sample of books in Mill Basin Library’s collection as of November 15, 2018. The software compiles lists of who purchased each book and all the other products they...

Verified Purchases - Privacy in Public Exhibit

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   DeKalb Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays! Ages 2-5.

Toddler Time

Bengali Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years bengali storytime

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

শিশুদের এবং তাদের অভিভাবকদের  জন্য বাংলা গল্প ও গানের জন্য আমাদের সাথে যোগ দিন.

Bengali Storytime

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

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

Build with Duplo

Microsoft Word

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Adults techknowledge

Looking for a Microsoft Word course for beginners to experts? Then this course has something for everyone, covering beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons in Word.

Highlights:    - Create, save and share documents...
Microsoft Word

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years

Enjoy New and classic picture books, sing favorite songs and join in other activities in this playful program.

Preschool Storytime

Morning Movies: Elf

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults movies movies at the library

An adopted elf goes to NYC to find his biological father.

Morning Movies: Elf

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Washington Irving Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a morning full of great stories, songs and playtime as your baby or toddler acquires early literacy, fine motor and language developmental skills.

Age Group: 18mo – 3 yo

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

(Note earlier time for this session.) Meet with a Job Information Resource Librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find job openings and training opportunities, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or...

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Preschool Storytime

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adults

If you are interested

in becoming a U.S.

Citizen we can help!

Join our free exam

preparation groups!

 

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play games!

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 17   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Pacific Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books

Come and join us for songs, stories and more while meeting other children and caregivers in the neighborhood! 

Ages 0-17 months.

Babies & Books

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Introduction to American Sign Language

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by  Elizabeth Reyes, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network

Introduction to American Sign Language

Next Chapter Book Club

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book club everyone is welcome here

Please join Sheepshead Bay and AHRC for the Next Chapter Book Club.

Everyone is welcome to join in this community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...

Next Chapter Book Club

Story Play

Mon, Dec 17   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

First Five Years Kids Create

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years kids create

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 0-5! (Space is limited)

First Five Years Kids Create

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older 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...

Computer Basics Multilingual

Russian Storytime России История Время

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh 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 hardware...

Computer Basics

Ask a Tech

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Adults 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? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults resume

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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Do you have a question about using a specific computer program? Do you need help to find your way around the Internet? Come and join our computer class for personalized assistance.
Ask a Tech

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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

Watercolor Club

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults arts and crafts

Come hang out and paint at the Mill Basin Library! We will provide the supplies, youtube videos and books, you bring yourself and your friends for a self guided watercolor group. 

Watercolor Club

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