E.g., Dec 15 2018
DEC
15

The Friends of New Utrecht Holiday Fundraiser

Sat, Dec 15   10:30 am to 2:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults christmas friends of the library hanukkah kwanzaa

 

The Friends of New Utrecht Library will be selling jewelry and handmade ornaments to support the library. Find a unique gift while helping the branch to provide excellent programs for our community.

 

Featured Event
The Friends of New Utrecht Holiday Fundraiser

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

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

Holiday Sing-A-Long with Sharon Wyse

Sat, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults christmas holiday music

Join Sharon Wyse in singing your favorite carols to make the season bright.

Holiday Sing-A-Long with Sharon Wyse

DEC
17

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

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

Little Scientists: Color Science

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam storytime

Kids age 3-5 years and their caregivers can join us for hands-on science fun! We'll read stories and then experience science in action!

*Caregivers must remain with children for the entire program*

Little Scientists: Color Science

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

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Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

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

Story Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

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

Internet Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Internet Basics is designed for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used.

This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics Class

Concert: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music

Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons:

July -- Song of the reaper

August -- The harvest

September -- The hunt

October -- Autumn song

November -- Russian trojka

December -- Christmas waltz

 

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Concert: Tchaikovsky's The  Seasons   Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

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

Tween Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Wide Open Concert Series

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults live music

Wide Open is an exceptional group of composer-improviser-performers that defies categorization. These seven musicians have performed in every musical genre imaginable and Wide Open’s unique instrumentation allows it to take the music in all...

Wide Open Concert Series

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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Adult Game Time

Wed, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game 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

Internet Basics Class - Safety

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Introduction to Internet safety is designed for those who are interested in protecting their privacy, and knowing how to safely navigate the internet.

Internet Basics Class - Safety

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

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Astronomy Night

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

We will be outside of the library with our telescope looking at different celestial bodies in the night sky! Take a look to see what you can find.

 

*this program is a weather-permitting program. It may be cancelled due to...

Astronomy Night

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

DEC
20

Story Play

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

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

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

Thu, Dec 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, Drama, 104 minutes)

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

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

Tween Time

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

DEC
21

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

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

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Dec 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

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

Kids Create

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different arts and crafts project every week! Create something fun and all your own.

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

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   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

DEC
26

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 26   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Adult Game Time

Wed, Dec 26   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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