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DEC
13

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Dec 13   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults branch design workshop

A cross-cultural parenting workshop for immigrant parents...

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 13   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Brainy Babies

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 2:00 pm   Bushwick Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy toddler time

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and...

Brainy Babies

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Storytime with Miss Zhien!

Preschool Storytime

coloring for kids

Fri, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

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

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
14

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Dec 14   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults friends of the library

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better!

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library meet...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults film techknowledge

In this workshop we will explore how virtual & augmented reality (VR/AR) are transforming storytelling. We will learn how to use 360-degree video cameras and headsets, and we will discuss what the future with these emerging technologies might...

Featured Event
Virtual and Augmented Reality: Hands-on!

Buying the Perfect Perfect Gift and Keeping Yourself Safe While Holiday Shopping

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults holiday techknowledge

Join us as we discuss how to search library resources that can help you find the best of the best gifts. Also, come learn tips and tricks to keep your privacy and bank accounts safe.

Buying the Perfect Perfect Gift and Keeping Yourself Safe While Holiday Shopping

coloring for kids

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   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

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

DEC
15

English Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

coloring for kids

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults lectures and discussions

Facilitators: Cathleen Antoine-Abiala and Régine Romain

Why is centering and honoring the complex identities of our young people essential to culturally responsive and sustaining education in our school communities?

“African...

Black Diaspora Representation: Intersectionality of Identity, Culture and History

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

DEC
16

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

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

Computer Basics

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

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Monday Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime toddler time

Join us at Mapleton and hear favorite songs, stories and tales read aloud. All ages welcome.

Monday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

coloring for kids

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

Kids Tech Time

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

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Come join Kids Tech Time with dancing on the Xbox, some IPads fun and YouTube music videos.

Kids Tech Time

Game On

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

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

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

This year’s theme is City...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids kids tech time stem & steam video games

Come play games and have a great time with friends! At Kids Tech Time, kids have access to video games, laptops, and other surprising technology!

Kids Tech Time

English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
17

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

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

PowerPoint Part 1

Tue, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults techknowledge

 

Learn how to create slides using text only

PowerPoint Part 1

coloring for kids

Tue, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids arts and crafts

We provide fantstic coloring sheets and crayons.  You and your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.

coloring for kids

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

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

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo build with lego kids create

Come to Mapleton and build using Lego Duplo.

Kids Create Duplo

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Daniel Pressa from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

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

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.  

 

Kids Create

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Dec 17   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

story and play

Wed, Dec 18   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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

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