E.g., Dec 15 2019
DEC
16

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

DEC
17

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Borough Park Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group everyone is welcome here

Join other adults as they practice their English under the guidance of a trained volunteer.

English Conversation Group

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

DEC
18

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older 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

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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...

Featured Event Register
Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

DEC
19

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

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

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Central Library Friday Film Club  Showing in December: Rockstar Bio-Pics

Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.--Rocketman (2019): Taron Egerton and the entire cast did their own singing in this incredible human story of Elton John’s...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Straight Outta Compton

DEC
23

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 23   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

DEC
26

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 26   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Thu, Dec 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids

Study With A Professional Artist

Nigel Morgan Artist In Residence

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

DEC
27

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Dec 27   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

Central Library Friday Film Club: Coal Miner's Daughter

Fri, Dec 27   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults film friday film club movies movies at the library

Central Library Friday Film Club  Showing in December: Rockstar Bio-Pics

Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.--Rocketman (2019): Taron Egerton and the entire cast did their own singing in this incredible human story of Elton John’s...

Central Library Friday Film Club: Coal Miner's Daughter

DEC
28

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

 

Saturday Storytime

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Dec 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Holiday Theater Performance

Sat, Dec 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids holiday

You are invited for a Christmas celebration! Bring your family and friends! Join us for a children's musical ensemble!

See what Santa has for you!

 

Holiday Theater Performance

DEC
30

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 30   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Borough Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master William Del Castillo. For beginners and advanced players. Age Group: Kids, Teens

Chess Workshop

JAN
2

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 2   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 2   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

JAN
3

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Llama Man

Fri, Jan 3   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Llama Man

JAN
4

Citizenship Class Registration

Sat, Jan 4   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults citizenship immigrant services

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 English....
Citizenship Class Registration

ESOL Conversation

Sat, Jan 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English conversation skills, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

 

Saturday Storytime

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Jan 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

JAN
5

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

Register
Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
7

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Jan 7   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Featured Event Register
Literacy Volunteer Information Session

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Jan 7   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Jan 7   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Ian Hayes

Tue, Jan 7   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years live music

Join children's musician Ian Hayes for a seasonal sing-a-long! An interactive music show to welcome the changing season with song and dance. Ian will perform children’s favorites, as well as classics that everyone will enjoy!

Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Ian Hayes

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative  Writing  Workshop

JAN
8

A New User Guide to iPad

Wed, Jan 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

iPad Basic training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to iPads or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using an iPad.

 

A New User Guide to iPad

English Conversation Group

Wed, Jan 8   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Build a Better Budget

Wed, Jan 8   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults finance

Planning your spending doesn't have to be a drag. In fact, understanding what you can afford can be liberating.

This workshop is designed for people who hate tracking their hard-earned dollars and want the ease of repaying debt and saving...

Register
Build a Better Budget

JAN
9

Babies & Books

Thu, Jan 9   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 9   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Information Session: Housing and Family Services of Greater New York, Inc

Thu, Jan 9   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults adult learning

For 47 years Housing & Family Services of Greater New York, Inc. has provided housing assistance to residents of New York, improving the quality of life, and preserving the habitability of the housing stock.

Our topic include:

...
Information Session: Housing and Family Services of Greater New York, Inc

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

JAN
10

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Public

Fri, Jan 10   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: The Public

JAN
11

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime

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

 

Saturday Storytime

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Jan 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Zukhra Bayburina:Favorite Arias and Songs

Sat, Jan 11   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults all ages live music

Come and enjoy arias in Italian, Spanish, Russian, English, and Hebrew performed by a world-renowned Mezzo-soprano Zukhra Bayburina. Ms. Bayburina was a soloist with the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theater, and received the Best Singer award...

Zukhra Bayburina:Favorite Arias and Songs

JAN
12

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

Register
Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
13

Winter 2020 ESOL Registration

Mon, Jan 13   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class schedules available.

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and...

Winter 2020 ESOL Registration

JAN
14

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Jan 14   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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

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