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DEC
16

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Mon, Dec 16   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Crossword Puzzles

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

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Annual Chess Tournament

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Prove your Chess Mastery 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

For beginners or advanced players.

Please sign up here, or call 718-773-1180 to register.

Register
Annual Chess Tournament

DEC
17

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Tue, Dec 17   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   3:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens after school teen tech time video games

Play video games with us!

Everyone from 11-21 is welcome to join us.

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights 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

DEC
18

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Wed, Dec 18   9:00 am to 9:00 pm   Central Library

Adults christmas holiday

Brooklyn Public Library in collaboration with The Office of the Borough President presents a Holiday Drive collecting New Books and Pajamas for children living in family homeless shelters around the borough.

The drive will take place from...

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

New to computers? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join out computer basic class!

Computer Basics

English Conversation Group Cancelled

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Fiber Arts Group

Wed, Dec 18   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library

Adults diy fiber arts

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, or fiber artist? Don’t know how? Join us at our weekly meetup and learn and share with each other. Bring your ideas, tools, and materials. We welcome all ages and all skill levels.

Fiber Arts Group

Ask-A-Tech

Wed, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or finding your way around the internet? No time to attend a formal class? Come and “Ask a Tech” for personalized assistance.

Ask-A-Tech

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

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Dec 19   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 2

Adults conversations

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 19   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

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

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Adults business community partner

What is New York Paid Family Leave, and how may it help your family?

What is workers’ compensation? What should you do if you are injured on the job?

If you’ve wanted to learn more about these important benefits, now is your...

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

DEC
21

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults adult learning creative aging

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

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

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour first five years saturday storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

DEC
23

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Dec 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Featured Event
Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
26

Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Thu, Dec 26   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults positive aging techknowledge

Come enjoy an hour and a half of socializing with some extra perks:

Card Games Computers/Ipads Chess Dominoes Bowling Bingo And More...
Fun Time 4 The Wiser

Teen Tech Time Light

Thu, Dec 26   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time Light

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

DEC
27

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Fri, Dec 27   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay 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...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 27   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

DEC
28

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 28   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay 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

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Dec 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Holiday Theater Performance

Sat, Dec 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids holiday

You are invited for a Christmas celebration! Bring your family and friends! Join us for a children's musical ensemble!

See what Santa has for you!

 

Holiday Theater Performance

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Dec 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

DEC
30

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Dec 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Mon, Dec 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

DEC
31

Kids Tech Time

Tue, Dec 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights 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

JAN
2

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Thu, Jan 2   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Need to build your reading and writing skills?  Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 2   3:15 pm to 5:15 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Do you play videogames?

Play with a PS4, or X-box in this friendly competitive gaming session.

Teen Tech Time

Chess Workshop

Thu, Jan 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play chess every Thursday at 4:00.

All ages and skill levels welcomed!

Chess Workshop

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Jan 2   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

JAN
3

Chess Club

Fri, Jan 3   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library

Adults Chess Workshop game on!

Meets 3:30-5:30pm Fridays Art and Music Division. Enjoy a leisurely game of chess for all ages. All skill levels welcome.

Chess Club

JAN
4

ESOL Conversation

Sat, Jan 4   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills!

Sharpen your English conversation skills, and meet friends from around the world.

ESOL Conversation

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 4   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sheepshead Bay 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

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Sat, Jan 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Kids Events for Youth and Family russian saturday storytime

Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для школьников и дошкольников.

You and your child will enjoy classic Folk Tales and Fairytales, your favorite songs, and join in other activities in this playful program.

A multi-sensory learning...

Russian Folktales & Fairy Tales / Русские Народные Сказки и Фольклор для Детей

Drop-In-Tech Time

Sat, Jan 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens kids tech time techknowledge teen tech time

Come have fun with some cool Technology!

(Time varies- time slots are between 2:00-4:00)

Kids are welcome too!

Drop-In-Tech Time

JAN
5

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 5   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing practitioner and meditation teacher, Lavender Suarez, will guide participants through a series of introductory exercises to explore how meditating can help inspire creativity. Participants...

Register
Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
6

Crossword Puzzles

Mon, Jan 6   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Adults adult learning alzheimer's literacy mental health

Try your hand at either the Monday NYT Mini Crossword Puzzle or the Regular Monday NYT Crossword Puzzle.

Pick up your puzzle at the Language and Literature Reference Desk.  Puzzles are available to the  first twelve patrons....

Crossword Puzzles

JAN
7

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Tue, Jan 7   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adults Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

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