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

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...

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Improve your research skills

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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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

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

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

Tue, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults book discussion conversations philosophy in the library

Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

“What characterizes the act of justice is not resort to a court and to judges; it is not the intervention of magistrates (even if they had to be simple...

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Foucault and the Problem of Justice Part II: Security, Territory, and Population

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

Excel Class

Wed, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

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

Audio Editing with Audition

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Audio Editing with Audition

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

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

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
29

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 29   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults computer basics email

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

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

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

Excel Class

Wed, Jan 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

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

JAN
10

Improve your research skills

Thu, Jan 10   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...

Improve your research skills

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

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

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

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

Tue, Jan 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults

Foundation Center (http://www.fdncenter.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides information on private foundation and corporate funding. Center maintains online databases with detailed information on grants and foundations providing...

Foundation Center Database Searching Workshop

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

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

Excel Class

Wed, Jan 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Excel Class

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

JAN
22

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Jan 22   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

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