E.g., Dec 16 2018
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

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

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

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

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

DEC
20

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

Business & Career Center Book Discussion Group: Great Expectations

Thu, Dec 20   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults

Business & Career Center Book Discussion Group: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Please join us as we talk about great books that talk about money!

Great Expectations needs neither introduction nor a hard...

Business & Career Center Book Discussion Group: Great Expectations

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

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

DEC
26

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults

Philosophy begins in wonder.  Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

DEC
27

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Dec 27   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Do you have an immigration question? Do you want to apply for citizenship? Do you want help preparing for the citizenship interview?

Join us for our monthly Immigration Information Walk-in Hours and speak to a trusted legal service...

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

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

JAN
7

Movies @ the Library: Hearts Beat Loud

Mon, Jan 7   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Drama/Comedy) 97 Minutes. In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay...

Movies @ the Library: Hearts Beat Loud

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jan 7   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 8   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

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

Cookbook Club

Wed, Jan 9   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book discussion

Do you like to cook, talk about cooking, learn about techniques, try a variety of cuisines, share recipes and more? Then come to our Cookbook Club. January's theme is North African foods.

Featured Event
Cookbook Club

JAN
10

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

Featured Event Register
Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

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

Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Jan 10   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults book club book discussion

In prose that is at once frank, entertaining, and deeply informed, Kolbert tells us why and how human beings have altered life on the planet in a way no species has before. Interweaving research in half a dozen disciplines, descriptions of the...

Featured Event Register
Book Discussion: The Sixth Extinction: an unnatural history by Elizabeth Kolbert

JAN
12

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 12   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

JAN
14

Movies @ the Library: The Catcher was a Spy

Mon, Jan 14   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Drama) 94 Minutes. The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb. Rated R. Stars Paul...

Movies @ the Library: The Catcher was a Spy

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Jan 14   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

JAN
15

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 15   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 15   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 15   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 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 15   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

JAN
16

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 16   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 16   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

JAN
17

Book Discussion: Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Thu, Jan 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY, by Mark Sullivan

“Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He is a normal Italian teenager. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad...

Book Discussion:  Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 17   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

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   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

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