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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

Story and Play

Sat, Jan 18   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Coloring for Kids

Sat, Jan 18   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Jan 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Jan 18   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

Saturday Storytime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

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

Coloring for Kids

Sun, Jan 19   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

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

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Jan 19   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

JAN
21

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 21   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler 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

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first 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 ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

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

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

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

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

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

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

Book Adventures for Kids: Limited time only!

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids arts and crafts kids create kids explore read across brooklyn

Join us for bookish fun as we read a book together and do an activity or craft based on the book!

Please note: **This program is designed for kids aged 6-12**

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Book Adventures for Kids: Limited time only!

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

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

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!

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

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

JAN
24

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

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

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

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