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DEC
5

Kids Create: Wood and Watercolor Collage

Thu, Dec 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Create a masterpiece to take home using wood shapes and watercolor. Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Wood and Watercolor Collage

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens 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 with William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 5   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor William Del Castillo from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

BKLYN Investment League Kick-off

Thu, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults finance

 

Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about? Join the BKLYN Investment League and learn how to make informed financial choices. Financial professional Mina Ennin Black will explain the...

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BKLYN Investment League Kick-off

Set Up Your Legal Business Structure

Thu, Dec 5   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business legal resources

Volunteer attorneys from the NYC Bar Association’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project will explain the advantages and the liabilities of different forms of business structure, such as incorporation, partnership, and sole proprietorship.

...
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Set Up Your Legal Business Structure

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

Thu, Dec 5   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents Creatives in Residence exhibitions

Acclaimed South African visual and theater artist William Kentridge inaugurates a season-long engagement, In Praise of Failure, a project which celebrates the great importance of failure in any creative process.

Throughout the Spring of...

William Kentridge: In Praise of Failure - A Beginning

DEC
6

Featured Film: RED JOAN

Fri, Dec 6   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: RED JOAN

Build with LEGO

Fri, Dec 6   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Build amazing creations with Lego at the library.
Ages 4-10

Build with LEGO

Central Library Friday Film Club: Rocketman

Fri, Dec 6   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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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: Rocketman

Family Movie: Toy Story 4

Fri, Dec 6   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school family movie

Join us as we turn the library into a movie theater to watch Toy Story 4! 

About the film: "Major complications ensue when Bonnie turns a spork into a toy, but he sees himself as an eating utensil instead. Woody, Buzz and co. have...

Family Movie: Toy Story 4

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

DEC
7

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 7   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing, navigating the screen and going online? Drop in to an Open Level Lab for one-on-one assistance with basic computer use.

Presented by New York Cares.

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Brooklyn Heights 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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.
 

Saturday Storytime

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Dec 7   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

DEC
9

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library

Mon, Dec 9   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults 400 Years Later movies movies at the library

The Color Purple (1985) 2h 34min.

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

Stars:

Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey...

Movies @ the Library

BRL

Mon, Dec 9   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens after school bklyn robotics league

Join with us with Robotic.

BRL

PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

Mon, Dec 9   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults business

Please join us for the 16th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony. More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the competition’s top entrepreneurs to start their business in Brooklyn. Help us...

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PowerUP! Sixteenth Annual Awards Ceremony

DEC
10

Babies and Books

Tue, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

Babies and Books

Tue, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Come and join us for songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months. 

This program requires online registration - registration will be available 24 hours in...

Babies and Books

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Dec 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

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

Tween Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 10   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Kids Tech Time

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Tue, Dec 10   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Brighton Beach 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...

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2020 Census Recruiting Event

Positive Aging: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Tue, Dec 10   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness social services

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes, ad risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

Positive Aging: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 10   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

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

Positive Aging: Dementia Conversations

Tue, Dec 10   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness

This program will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.

Positive Aging: Dementia Conversations

The Review Panel Cancelled

Tue, Dec 10   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults artist talks bpl presents the review panel

This program has been canceled. The series will return this February.

Leading art critics join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs.

Presented in association with Artcritical.

The Review Panel

DEC
11

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 11   11:15 am to 11:45 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

Come and join us for stories, songs, music and movement as we enjoy a storytime just for toddlers and their caregivers! Have fun and meet others in the neighborhood! Ages 18-36 months.

This program requires online registration -...

Toddler Time

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 11   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults english conversation group immigrant services

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

English Conversation Group

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Wed, Dec 11   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Please join us for a 90-minute free guided meditation and self-care class with Chance Krempasky. No registration necessary. All levels welcome.

Monthly Meditation Class with Chance Krempasky

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Dec 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults community partner game on!

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Ipad Bingo

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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For ages 18 months - 5 years.

Let your toddler explore with LEGO DUPLO.

Build with DUPLO

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids build with lego

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with LEGOs at the library!
Ages 6-10.

Build with LEGO

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 11   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids table-top & board games

Drop into our chess club and learn strategy from our Chessmaster William De Castillo. Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun! Ages 5+

This program is generously funded by our...

Chess Club

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 11   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

DEC
12

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Dec 12   10:45 am to 11:15 am   Brooklyn Heights Library

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime

Come and have a blast with us reading stories, singing songs and learning fingerplays. After storytime, we'll take out educational toys for social play.  Ages 3-5.

This program requires online registration - registration will be...

Preschool Storytime

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Library Lab: Gumdrop Structures

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school library lab

Tis the season for gumdrops, and what a fun way to use them- building structures with gumdrops and toothpicks! Explore the science of structures and building and take your project home. Ages 4+.

Library Lab: Gumdrop Structures

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens 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

Mini Chess Tournament with William Del Castillo

Thu, Dec 12   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

This mini chess tournament is created to welcome the beginner’s players and to inspire the most advanced.

Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for each category and medals to all!

For Kids and Teens

Register at the information...

Mini Chess Tournament  with William Del Castillo

DEC
13

Featured Film: ROCKETMAN

Fri, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: ROCKETMAN

Central Library Friday Film Club: Sid and Nancy

Fri, Dec 13   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: Sid and Nancy

Library Lab

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Hands-on science exploration and experimentation for kids age 6-12. 

Library Lab

Lego Club

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school build with duplo build with lego

Join other Lego and Duplo lovers in the neighborhood and have fun building! Take on our library challenge or build whatever you like. Ages 4+.

Lego Club

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bklyn robotics league kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

 

 

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

This year’s theme is...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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