E.g., Dec 16 2018
DEC
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Dec 16   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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Computer Basics

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

Adults computer basics 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

Adult Coloring

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

Adults

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

CEAhaw

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults

 

Community discussion of a specific topic

CEAhaw

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults career resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Job Information Resource Librarian.

Please call the branch to confirm the times above, as they are subject...

Resume & Career Help (Washington Irving)

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Dec 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clarendon Library

Adults resume

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter?  Want to update it to what emplyers are looking for in today's job market?  Now sure what to say in interviews?  Need help looking for a job? 

We can help!  Come and...

Resume & Career Help

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Dec 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

English Language Learning Group

Mon, Dec 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults bengali esol techknowledge world language conversation

Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group using Mango Languages! Free!

English Language Learning Group

Movies@the Library

Mon, Dec 17   12:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults movies movies at the library

It's the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines...

Movies@the Library

Fitness Fun

Mon, Dec 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Adults

Group exercise provided by The Friends of New Utrecht Library

Fitness Fun

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

Knitting and Crochet

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults

Join our informal knit/crochet group. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Please bring yarn, knitting needles and/or a crochet hook.

Knitting and Crochet

English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

Cancelled
English Conversation Group

Overeaters Anonymous

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Adults

Anonymous support group for overeaters.

Overeaters Anonymous

ASK A TECH

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Adults

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?
Get Basic to Advanced Technology Help on an array of devices.  Computers, Tablets, Smart Phones.

ASK A TECH

Movies @ the Library: The Lobster

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Movies @ the Library: The Lobster

English Tools and More

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group esol

Adult/older adult language learners will attend a hybrid in-person conversation group/interactive language lab. The first 30 minutes will be self-directed language practice on iPad and the last 30 minutes will be a facilitated conversation group...

English Tools and More

Knitting for Charity

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Dyker Library, Auditorium

Adults

Knitting for charity event. 

Knitting for Charity

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults adult learning citizenship esol

If you are interested in becoming a U.S.Citizen we can help!  Join our free exam preparation groups!

For more information call,

718.230.2406 or 718.230.2007

ESOL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Movies @ the Library: Lean On Pete

Mon, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Drama) 122 minutes Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance...

Movies @ the Library: Lean On Pete

Improve your research skills

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Conducting research is a fundamental skill for everyone. Whether you’re browsing websites or using scholarly materials such as journal articles, you need to know how to formulate good searches, evaluate your sources and organize information. This...

Featured Event
Improve your research skills

Monday Movies

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults movies

Showing Some of the Best So Far, 2018 Movies.  You can drop in and pick up your copy of the movies for the month or call and ask what the next movie will be.  For Adults Only.  Come join us and bring your own popcorn.

Monday Movies

close navigation