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OCT
21

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   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

Introduction to Internet

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Due to Central Library's early closure for...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
22

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing

The 4 session workshop will be conducted by Aimee Herman, poet and writing instructor.

Presented by Adult Services/Languages & Literature.

Participants will read and evaluate stories and poems, answer prompts and create and...

Creative Writing Workshop

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   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

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Learn how to pause and ask questions to be a more curious reader. 

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...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Does air have weight? Try a balloon balance experiment. 

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math...

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 22   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the New York City Bar’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you can...

Register
Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

OCT
23

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 23   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest 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

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

Wed, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

OCT
24

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

ToddlerTime

Thu, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old.

Register
ToddlerTime

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 24   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Oct 24   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

OCT
25

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 25   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

Playtime

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years first five years nanny and me

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play on a big, new, beautiful carpet and listen to preschool music!

Playtime

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Coloring Club

Sat, Oct 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

Sat, Oct 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults health and wellness

Managing your blood pressure can lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease. Join us and learn how.

Are you feeling FRUSTRATED NOT KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN OR CAN’T EAT?

Are you unsure of what to do to keep your Blood...

High Blood Pressure Workshop & Informational Forum

OCT
28

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Babies & Books

Mon, Oct 28   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons! Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 28   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

Email Basics

Mon, Oct 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

 

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email...

Email Basics

Book Discussion: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Mon, Oct 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed considering a marriage proposal. In 1997, she is a young widow trying...

Book Discussion: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

NYWC Write Now

Mon, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

Game On

Mon, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

OCT
29

PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Tue, Oct 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults adult learning book discussion

Patriots from the Barrio captures the Mexican American experience in World War II, soldiers whose service has gone unrecognized until now. Author Dave Gutierrez joins the discussion live via video call.
Featured Event
PATRIOTS FROM THE BARRIO Book Discussion

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Tue, Oct 29   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Increase fluency by mastering speed, accuracy and expression through interactive storytelling.

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...

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 29   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

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 29   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Kids Create

Tue, Oct 29   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, Oct 29   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

NYWC Write Now

Tue, Oct 29   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe you just want to put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public....

NYWC Write Now

OCT
30

Philosophy Discussion Group

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room

Adults philosophy in the library

Philosophy begins in wonder. Plato

Featured Event
Philosophy Discussion Group

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 30   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 30   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

3D Printing: Halloween Arts & Crafts

Wed, Oct 30   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts techknowledge

Choose your spooky 3D print and have fun painting it!

Ages: 8-19

3D Printing: Halloween Arts & Crafts

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Wed, Oct 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest 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

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