E.g., Jan 19 2020
JAN
21

Toy Time

Tue, Jan 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults computer basics computer programming

It's never too late to learn about  computer.

 

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Coloring for Kids

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Health and Medical Information Online

Tue, Jan 21   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults health and wellness

Learn how research various diseases/illnesses along with Prescription drugs and their side effects

Health and Medical Information Online

Babies & Books

Tue, Jan 21   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids after school homework help

Homework Helper Joe is here to help on a first come, first served basis. 

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids community partner kids tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween/Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Tween Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids table-top & board games

Play with your friends and get your skills in working order. Juan Tica teaches chess!

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 21   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Jan 21   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

Ken Siegelman's Poetry Outreach Presents Baruch November

Tue, Jan 21   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults creative writing poetry

We are excited to announce Baruch November as our featured poet for January 2020.

Baruch November has taught courses in Shakespeare, poetry and writing at Touro College in Manhattan for more than a decade. His poetry and short fiction...

Ken Siegelman's Poetry Outreach Presents Baruch November

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

Tue, Jan 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages environment

600 miles off the coast of mainland Ecuador sits a chain of volcanic islands that are home to a range of fascinating and unique animals. Because of its isolation, the Galapagos has served as a workshop in evolution. The slight variation of some...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

JAN
22

Toy Time

Wed, Jan 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

Email Basics

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available....

Email Basics

story and play

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

stories, fingerplays, songs, games and other fun activities.

story and play

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Wed, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come to this program to hear great stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For babies birth to 18 months and their parents or...

Babies & Books

Coloring for Kids

Wed, Jan 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Babies & Books

Wed, Jan 22   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books, and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is designed for lap-sitting babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours...

Babies & Books

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Adults all ages everyone is welcome here

Come play Bingo on Ipads!

Ipad Bingo

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Jan 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

One On One Technology Training

Wed, Jan 22   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Take advantage of our personal computer courses and ask any technology-related questions you may have. You can sign up at our reference desk at the branch.

These classes are for individuals who want personal help with anything computer-...

One On One Technology Training

Build with LEGO

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Come play with our extensive collection of LEGO, DUPLO, and other building toys, with materials suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Build with LEGO

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

MakerBot DIY

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge teen tech time

Explore the mysteries of 3D printing and make fun stuff. We will be creating resin crafts with 3D printed frames.

MakerBot DIY

Kids Create

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Park Slope Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come into the Park Slope Library and create a take-home craft with us! The craft will change each week, so continue to stop by to see what we're making!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children (4 and up) are welcome when accompanied by...

Kids Create

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Wed, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Park Slope Library

Adults fitness health and wellness

Do you like to dance? Do you want to get fit while having fun? Join us for our Shape Up Dance Fitness class.

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Wed, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner legal resources techknowledge

Please join us for a participatory education workshop on secure use of the technology we all rely on. This workshop will leave you with the knowledge to protect your rights, encrypt sensitive data, and secure your communications. You will also...

Featured Event
Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

JAN
23

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Coloring for Kids

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Jan 23   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Join us in the toddler area for a fun hour of playtime. Toys are provided but children are welcome to bring their own as well.

Afternoon Playtime

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Game On!

Thu, Jan 23   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Take a break and play board games with us! We offer games such as Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Uno, Apples to Apples and more!

Game On!

Dungeons and Dragons

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens game on

The Campaign has reached the midpoint. Many challenges still remain and the quest is far from over. 

Will you join our adventuring Party and help them defeat  the evil forces that haunt Phandalin?

Join us for a Dungeons...

Dungeons and Dragons

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids after school homework help

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

English Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 23   6:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

JAN
24

Toy Time

Fri, Jan 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years first 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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice speaking English in a relaxed, friendly environment. No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Storytime with Miss Maria and Miss Zhien!

Preschool Storytime

Featured Film: LONG SHOT

Fri, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: LONG SHOT

Coloring for Kids

Fri, Jan 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your children will have a wonderful day in the library.

Coloring for Kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego toddler time

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids arts and crafts

Study with a professional artist.

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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