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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Sat, Dec 3   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Flatbush Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Are you interested in tutoring at BPL Adult Learning Centers?

BPL Literacy Volunteers are a crucial part of providing adult literacy services to our patrons. We look for tutors who are passionate about sharing their skills and...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Kids Create

Sat, Dec 3   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Draw, create, and have fun! We'll provide materials, you bring the creativity!

This is a passive program in the Children's Section on the Main Floor. Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

FIFA World Cup: Netherlands Vs United States

Sat, Dec 3   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: Netherlands Vs United States

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   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

FREE Virtual Medical Billing & E-Records Certification Training

Sat, Dec 3   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Adults adult learning career community partner health and wellness

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning in partnership with SUNY Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC) is now offering a virtual FREE 15 week intensive Medical Billing & E-Records class for the Spring 2023 cohort. BEOC is...

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FREE Virtual Medical Billing & E-Records Certification Training

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   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

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES

Sat, Dec 3   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults dance fitness and classes

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES 

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ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES

Fitness With Malvia

Sat, Dec 3   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 3   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Dec 3   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 3   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 3   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

Virtual English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 3   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...

Virtual English Conversation Group

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 3   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

Homework Help

Sat, Dec 3   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 3   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 3   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 3   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Coney Island, Meeting Room 2

Birth to Five Years parents and caregivers saturday storytime storytime

Join us every Saturday at 11:30 AM for  Story Time! 

Saturday Storytime

Sigma Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   Central Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Enjoy readalouds from members of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. 
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Sigma Storytime

Shape up NYC Exercise Group Cancelled

Sat, Dec 3   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

Decorate Your own Treasure Box

Sat, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults arts and crafts

Get creative by decorating a box that looks like an old pirate treasure chest but it can be a mermaid treasure chest or a monster's or your own.... 

Decorate Your own Treasure Box

Free English Class Cancelled

Sat, Dec 3   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 3   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

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 3   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts jewelry making

Choose from a colorful selection of beads to make a stretchy bracelet. All materials are provided.

Beaded Jewelry

East New York Reads Homework Help

Sat, Dec 3   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 3   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

Mali Magic: Educator Workshop

Sat, Dec 3   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning BPL Presents Mali Magic

In this online workshop, we invite teachers to explore ways they can use the Mali Magic digital platform to dive into questions of history and preservation, for middle school students and beyond.  Come together with other educators and...

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Mali Magic: Educator Workshop

Why Rent When You Can Own Seminar

Sat, Dec 3   12:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults techknowledge

Obtain a detailed layout pf home buying process Tips and  Tricks on your credit and how it affects the process Loan programs and down payment assistance programs 
Why Rent When You Can Own Seminar

Where the Wild Things Are Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids bpl 125 storytime

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is the #1 most borrowed book in Brooklyn Public Library history!

Come to our celebration featuring Recess Therapy's Julian Shapiro-Barnum.

Where the Wild Things Are Storytime

Adulting is Hard: A Graphic Novel Book Club

Sat, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Adults anime and manga book club book discussion comics

Once Monthly, come hang out at the Clinton Hill branch to commiserate on Adulthood's most confounding themes as heralded within the great modern epics of our time: the humble graphic novel. 

The 1st saturday of every month....

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Adulting is Hard: A Graphic Novel Book Club

Knitting Circle

Sat, Dec 3   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

December Meet Swap

Sat, Dec 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Adults board game exchange library everyone is welcome here

People can bring in clean, unbroken, portable, and reusable items such as clothing. housewares, games, toys, etc. that you no longer need and take something home you do need, for free! You don't have to bring something to take something. ...

December Meet Swap

Narcotics Anonymous

Sat, Dec 3   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

Winter Family Photos at Macon Library

Sat, Dec 3   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids all ages photography techknowledge

Bring your family and your smiles! Come to Macon Library to get your Winter Family Photos taken all for free. All photos will be taken by staff photographers.

Winter Family Photos at Macon Library

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   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 Another, written and illustrated by Christian Robinson!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Dec 3   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!

Climate Action and Sustainability: A Conversation with Local Authors, Artists, Scientists and Activists

Sat, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Flatbush, Large Meeting Room

Adults author talks environment green series Virtual Programming

Join us for a community conversation on sustainability with New Yorkers who are working to make a positive impact. Award-winning climate journalist Eduardo Garcia and illustrator Sara Boccaccini Meadows will talk about their new book, ...

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Climate Action and Sustainability: A Conversation with Local Authors, Artists, Scientists and Activists

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Trio - Winter Concert

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

Adults live music music

Join us at the Brooklyn Heights Library for a performance by members of the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra.

PROGRAM

Max Bruch
3 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano Op. 83  

J. S. Bach
Sonata in G minor...

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Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Trio - Winter Concert

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids explore therapy dogs

Read to a dog at the library! Our certified therapy dog Flash Gordon loves to be read to.

Kids can make enormous strides in building self-esteem and confidence while acquiring a love of books by reading TO a therapy dog....

Read with a Therapy Dog

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family first five years storytime

Join us for some Saturday stories, songs, and rhymes!

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 3   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 Argentina vs. Australia

Sat, Dec 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages

Join your community and neighbors at the Library to cheer on your football club in the FIFA World Cup, 2022.

Our Info Commons lab will be showing live games when the lab is not in use for programming so we may not be able to show all the...

Featured Event
FIFA World Cup Argentina vs. Australia

DIY for teens

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

Teens & Young Adults DIY teen time

Be Creative!

 



 

DIY for teens

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 3   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

Brooklyn FAM Wish Catcher

Sat, Dec 3   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Brownsville Library, Meeting Room

Kids artist talks kids create saturday storytime

A free storytelling, art-making event featuring artist Thelma Thomas of Pearls of Wisdom, a writer from Power in the Pen, and a beautiful family craft.

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Brooklyn FAM Wish Catcher

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Chess Club

Sun, Dec 4   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Chess Workshop

The Chess Club has resumed at the Midwood Library!  Play chess and have fun!

Chess Club

Sunday Story Time

Sun, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids storytime summer reading

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and play with Ms. Shane!

All ages welcome! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Masks required.

Sunday Story Time

Music for Autism Presents: Virtual Concert with Adam Sadberry

Sun, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ADHD autism developmental disabilities Inclusive Services

Music for Autism Presents: Virtua Concert with Adam Sadberry

Sunday, December 4

2 pm

A YouTube Live Event

We welcome all individuals with autism and their families across the nation to attend our interactive...

Music for Autism Presents: Virtual Concert with Adam Sadberry

FIFA World Cup England vs. Senegal

Sun, Dec 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages

Join your community and neighbors at the Library to cheer on your football club in the FIFA World Cup, 2022.

Our Info Commons lab will be showing live games when the lab is not in use for programming so we may not be able to show all the...

FIFA World Cup England vs. Senegal

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