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DEC
16

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer basics positive aging

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Book Adventures

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids book club book discussion

This program includes activities inspired by books for ages 6-12.

 

Book Adventures

DEC
17

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

Register
Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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

Team Up to Read

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids team up to read

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Team Up to Read

DIY (YA)

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Join us for open crafting time! Make cool stuff using duct tape and lanyards, create custom pins, magnets, and more!

DIY (YA)

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   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

Family Movie Night: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Tue, Dec 17   5:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids family movie movies movies at the library

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet -- high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while...

Family Movie Night: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

DEC
18

Advocacy Skills for Parents: How to get the support and services your child needs

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adhd autism developmental disabilities inclusive services

Presented by Ruth DiRoma, Family Educator, INCLUDEnyc

Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation.

Understand the system you are dealing with Understand your child’s...
Advocacy Skills for Parents:  How to get the support and services your child needs

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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 Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Adults english conversation group

Practica de Inglés en un grupo de conversación.

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

English Conversation Group

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   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

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

At our Toddler Time program*, we’ll show you how to let your child take the lead in playful learning activities to encourage language development and early literacy.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

*Ticket required. Tickets...

Toddler Time

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Wed, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years music spanish story play storytime

Cuentos, Juegos, canciones, rimas y actividades divertidas para los pequeños de 1- 5 años. Programa bilingüe en español e inglés.

Stories, games, songs, fingerplay, rhymes, and fun activities for Children ages 1-5 years old. Bilingual...

La Hora Mágica de los Pequeños

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning 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? Attend our “Ask A Tech” program for personalized assistance.

We provide help with:

Computer Basics...

Ask A Tech

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   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

Teen Anime Club

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts teen time video games

Do you like watching anime? Love to talk about anime?

Every Thursday, we'll watch episodes of animes voted by members, play anime style video games, make anime-inspired crafts, and more!

What are you waiting for? Come...

Teen Anime Club

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids arts and crafts bedtime stories storytime

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

Bedtime Stories

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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Dec 19   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

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults community partner finance

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids 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, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adobe creative cloud 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,...

Register
Motion Graphics with After Effects

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Dec 19   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

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

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults citizenship

A free workshop to help eligible lawful permanent residents (green card holders) prepare their N-400, Application for Naturalization. Immigration experts will be available to answer legal questions and review applications. Registration is not...

Citizenshipworks Naturalization Application Workshop

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

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

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Dec 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Knitting

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Dec 20   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...

Register
Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 20   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer.

Chess Workshop

DEC
21

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Dec 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

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

 

Kids Create: Writing

Little Scientists

Sat, Dec 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

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

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Dec 21   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Ascend Public Charter school

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults welcoming week

Ascend Public Charter Schools is a 16-school network for grades K-12 in Brooklyn, NY. Families can ask questions about school readiness, transferring during the school year and learn the difference between charter schools and public schools - as...

Ascend Public Charter school

After School Homework Help

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

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