E.g., Dec 15 2018
DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Theater 20/20 Presents: A Radio Christmas Carol

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults all ages performance

Theatre 20/20 Presents: A Radio Christmas Carol !  Charles Dickens' Christmas classic performed as a live one hour radio play with Foley artist sound effects! Light holiday refreshments will be served.

Featured Event
Theater 20/20 Presents: A Radio Christmas Carol

DEC
17

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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league lEGO robotics techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use Lego EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making news friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

DEC
18

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Introduction to the internet

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to the internet? want to learn how to navigate for the first time? this is the place for you. Stop in ask questions and get answers. Its never too late to learn.

Introduction to the internet

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Babies and Books

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

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

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

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

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

Chess for Kids

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

Do It Yourself: Pixel Wall Art

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Teens arts and crafts diy teen time

Create a unique piece of pixelated art using acrylic and canvas at Brooklyn Heights.

Pick a simple image, pixelate it, and step back and admire your work.

Wear old clothes! Acrylics don’t come out. Have a great time, create an...

Do It Yourself: Pixel Wall Art

DEC
19

Toy Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 19   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

In this final event students will demonstrate what they've learned about the music of the Middle East and North Africa. Led by Zafer Tawil. Refreshments will be served.

Playing Arabic Music

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

DEC
20

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Dec 20   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

Book Discussion: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Thu, Dec 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

MAGPIE MURDERS, by Anthony Horowitz.

"When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime...

Book Discussion:  Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Kids Create

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Join us for a simple arts & crafts program!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children are welcome when accompanied by an adult to help.

Kids Create

Kids Create: Paper Snow Globes

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Capture winter in a globe (on a piece of paper) with us at Brooklyn Heights!

Ages 4+

Kids Create: Paper Snow Globes

DEC
21

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Fri, Dec 21   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

Makerbot DIY

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Come on in and learn to see how a 3D Printer works. Watch as we print out Reindeer figures with our very own 3D Printer, where you can then decorate and take one home.

For kids, ages 10 +

Register
Makerbot DIY

Build with LEGO

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Come and take on our Lego building challenge or build whatever you feel like! Have fun and meet other Lego lovers in the neighborhood.  For ages 5+

Build with LEGO

DEC
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Dec 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults crochet fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

DEC
29

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 29   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Featured Film: An Affair to Remember (1957)

Sat, Dec 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults film movies movies at the library

Join us for a New Year's Eve classic. This 1957 romance film features Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr as a couple who falls in love and agrees to meet in six months' time at the Empire State Building...but will it happen?

Featured Film: An Affair to Remember (1957)

JAN
2

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 2   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

JAN
3

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Jan 3   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

JAN
4

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Fri, Jan 4   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

JAN
5

Citizenship Class Registration

Sat, Jan 5   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults citizenship

Prepare for Citizenship Program

Attend free Citizenship Preparation Classes at the library. 

Classes meet 3 hours per week for 11 weeks. Free naturalization application legal assistance available.

• Improve your...

Citizenship Class Registration

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 5   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 5   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

JAN
8

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 8   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Jan 8   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited;get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 8   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

Chess for Kids

Tue, Jan 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

JAN
9

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 9   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jan 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Chess Club

Wed, Jan 9   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

Chess Club

JAN
10

PreK Story & Play

Thu, Jan 10   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll have a craft or exploration stations to enjoy. Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

PreK Story & Play

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Join us for a simple arts & crafts program!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children are welcome when accompanied by an adult to help.

Kids Create

Positive Aging: Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

Thu, Jan 10   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness social services

Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Positive Aging: Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

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