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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)

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

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

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

Central Library Friday Film Club: Sid and Nancy

Fri, Dec 13   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: 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

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

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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
14

Open Level Lab: Computer Basics

Sat, Dec 14   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 14   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

All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Award-winning cartoonist and publisher Carta Monir presents a workshop appropriate for ages 18 and up. Writing honestly and candidly about sex is difficult, but it doesn't have to feel impossible. Participants will leave the workshop with a short...

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All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Film Screening: Moana (2017)

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family film

"You're welcome!" Meet Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), a spirited teen who sets sail on a daring mission to save her people.  Along the way, she meets the once mighty demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson), and together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled...

Featured Event
Film Screening: Moana (2017)

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

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Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

DEC
15

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

Sun, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents film silent movie matinee

American-born director Arthur Robison moved to Germany, directed films like Warning Shadows (1923) in the Expressionistic style and then brought that style to England for this first film-version of Liam O’Flaherty’s 1925 novel. Set among Dublin...

Silent Movie Matinee: The Informer (1929)

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

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

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Dec 15   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Repertoire TBA.

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

DEC
16

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

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group!  Free!  No registration required.

Citizenship Exam Prep 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   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

DEC
17

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family music stomp clap and sing

Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam are here to invite Junior Agents, Holiday Pixies, and new recruits to sing, dance and play along with their globe-spanning musical adventure to celebrate holidays around the world.

Stomp, Clap & Sing with FunikiJam

Computer Basics

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

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

Computer Basics

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

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

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   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

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

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

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

School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults podcasting and audio recording

Join the hosts of School Colors, Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freeman, for a discussion with Chalkbeat journalists at this special event. Featuring special guest NeQuan McLean, president of the District 16 Community Education Council...

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School Colors: A Conversation with the Podcast Creators and Chalkbeat

DEC
18

Little Scientists

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

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

PowerPoint Part 2

Wed, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults techknowledge

 

Learn how to create slides using text only

PowerPoint Part 2

coloring for kids

Wed, Dec 18   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

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Dec 18   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

Kids Create Duplo

Wed, Dec 18   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

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 18   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 18   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 18   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

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...

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Woman of Color: Motherhood, Sisterhood, Style, Beauty, Loss, Resilience

DEC
19

coloring for kids

Thu, Dec 19   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

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Dec 19   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

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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

English Conversation Group

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Dec 19   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!

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Dec 19   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

Game On!

Thu, Dec 19   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!

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