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DEC
12

Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Thu, Dec 12   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults benefit assistance health and wellness

Meet with a New York City Health Department Certified Application Counselor at their table in the Central Library Grand Lobby. They can help you learn more about how to register for:

Medicaid (Apply year round. Help with Medicaid...
Learn About Low- or No-Cost Health Insurance

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 12   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Thu, Dec 12   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

Thu, Dec 12   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up!

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

DEC
13

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

 

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Dec 13   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Every Friday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids Chess Workshop


Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

Library Lab

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Hands-on science exploration and experimentation for kids age 6-12. 

Library Lab

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join the Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kid Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Tired after a long week of school? Come to the Carroll Gardens Library on Fridays @ 4 PM in order to enjoy playing video games on the Nintendo Switch or play solo games on our iPads!@

Kid Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school game on! teen tech time teen time

Come to Eastern Parkway and have fun playing video games with other teens!

Teen Tech Time

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school game on! teen tech time teen time

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy playing video games with other teens!

Teen Tech Time

DEC
14

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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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 14   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some new ones that we think you'll enjoy!

All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids homework help

Students in grades K-8th who need help with homework can come in see our volunteer helper on Saturdays.

Please note that this program is first come; first served and is volunteer ran. 

Homework Help

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

Приглашаем детей и родителей! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

 

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

DEC
16

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Toddler Time

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Play Time

Mon, Dec 16   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public. These writing groups are open to writers of all genres – poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else – and even...

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts teen time

Come enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of our choice here at Eastern Parkwaywith other teens!

Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

DEC
17

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: An Artist of the Floating World / Kazuo Ishiguro.

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

An Artist of the Floating World tells the story of a former artist named Masuji Ono. Ono is both protagonist and narrator, and he provides a highly subjective account of the events that shaped his career, family life, and reputation, grappling...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: An Artist of the Floating World / Kazuo Ishiguro.

Gather to knit and crochet

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Come learn to knit and crochet.  All ages welcome.

Gather to knit and crochet

Brooklyn Robotics League Team Meeting

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League Team Meeting

DEC
18

Story Play

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Please join us for Stories and Playtime.

Story Play

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Adults techknowledge

This lesson will cover:

What is Microsoft PowerPoint and why use it

Creating and opening presentations

The Microsoft PowerPoint interface

A look at key parts of the ribbon

 

 

Introduction to Intermediate PowerPoint

Little Scientists

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

PLease join us for Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

Holiday Origami Crafts for Kids

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts holiday

Come and learn to origami crafts for Hannuka and Christmas

Holiday Origami Crafts for Kids

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join the Brooklyn Robotics League at Brooklyn Public Library, where teams learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts.

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Come enjoy all things anime with other teens here at Eastern Parkway!

Anime Club for Teens

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

Wed, Dec 18   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults author talks bpl presents

Join LaTonya Yvette and her friends, Latham Thomas (Doula and founder of Mama Glow), Anja Tyson (Brand development and marketing in sustainibility and fashion) and Leslie Martinez (Writer and educator) in a panel conversation focused on mothering...

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Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

DEC
19

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Dec 19   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults fitness health and wellness

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on! table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Brooklyn Robotics League

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Join the Brooklyn Robotics League!

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Head to one of the participating Brooklyn Public Library locations and join the Brooklyn Robotics League.

This year’s theme is City Shaper;...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees 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

DEC
20

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Fri, Dec 20   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

Every Friday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Knitting & Crocheting Club

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