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JAN
18

Toy Swap

Sat, Jan 18   10:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore

The Climate Action Family Network, along with 350 Brooklyn Families, is hosting a post-holiday toy swap! Bring any toys in good condition to the Information Commons Lab to swap, reduce waste, and save money :)

Swap will be from...

Toy Swap

Citizenship Class

Sat, Jan 18   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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...

Citizenship Class

Saturday Storytime Cancelled

Sat, Jan 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
19

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning arts and crafts ctle first five years

Hands-On Art for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Early Learning Through Artful Playing, Strategies for Child-lead Art explorations.

A fun, hands-on session where participants work with a variety of basic art...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2pm. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

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

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

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

Library Lab: Angry Bird Popsicle Stick Catapult

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids kids explore library lab

 Popsicle stick catapult design is an AWESOME STEM activity for kids of all ages! Exploring physics, math and science behind it has never been so exciting for kids because everyone loves to launch stuff into the air....

Library Lab: Angry Bird Popsicle Stick Catapult

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

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

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

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

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

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

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

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

Teen Gaming

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults never too late to learn

You may bring your own yarn, and hooks, or they will be provided.  You may also choose to work on a project for our Friends Group Books and Crochet Sale.

Free Crochet Class for Beginners

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

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...

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Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

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

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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

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,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults resume

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning resume

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume...

One-on-One Resume Help

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

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

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself. Please arrive on time.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

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

Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

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

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks, and takes place in studio 4 in Spaceworks on the...

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens anime and manga

Come geek out about your favorites! All anime-lovers or curious newbies welcome.

Teen/Tween Anime Club

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

Citizenship Class

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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...

Citizenship Class

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

La clase de meditación guiada

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Conéctate con el presente a través de una meditación guiada.  Aprende:

la diferencia entre el dolor y el sufrimiento reprograma la mente, sale de piloto automático técnicas de mindfulness para combatir la ansiedad y la depresión...
La clase de meditación guiada

English Conversation Group

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Games! Games! Games!

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults table-top & board games video games

Come and play various video games from different consoles such as XBOX1, Oculus VR (PC), Switch, and some tabletop games.

Games! Games! Games!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Toy Time

Mon, Jan 27   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

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