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JAN
21

Chair yoga

Tue, Jan 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults yoga and meditation

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair yoga

Creative Writing Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference 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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Library Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids library tour

Ready to learn about your library and win cool prizes, put on your thinking caps and see if you can find the answers to the scavenger hunt questions hidden throughout the Cypress Hills Library.

Library Scavenger Hunt

After School Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Homework Help Cancelled

Tue, Jan 21   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

Chess Workshop

Tue, Jan 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Marcy Library

Teens Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your chess game with instructor Reinaldo Duran.  For beginers or advanced players.  Tweens, teens and families welcome.

Chess Workshop

JAN
22

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

ESOL Class

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults everyone is welcome here inclusive services

Brooklyn Supports: Coffee and Connection

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Folic Acid versus Folate: what is difference?

Wed, Jan 22   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

Experienced Nurse will give you some tips and advise related to your health. This program is organized by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC (Naturally Occured Retirement Communities) and Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens.

Positive Aging. Health Discussion. Folic Acid versus Folate: what is difference?

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Adults resume

New time! Meet one-to-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to find local job postings and free job training, get feedback on your resume, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Cypress Hills Library)

Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids homework help

Receive homework help from a trained volunteer. Our volunteer speaks English and Spanish. Ages: children and teens

Homework Help

Library Lab

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

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 concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

After School Homework Help

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay 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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Jan 22   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bedtime stories storytime

Come in your pajamas and enjoy an evening storytime and craft for ages 3 to 8 years!

Bedtime Stories

JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

ESOL Class

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults game on table-top & board games

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Story Play

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Jan 23   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cypress Hills 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:45 pm to 5:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids homework help techknowledge

After-School Homework Helpers volunteer to help students in grades 1 through 8 with their homework, projects and assignments. 

After School Homework Help

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
24

ESOL Class

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults friday film club movies movies at the library

Books, libraries and librarians are the subject of January screenings at our Central Library Friday Film Club. From reportage to comedy to war drama, we try to show how films portray one of the greatest goods of humanity - books and libraries....

Central Library Friday Film Club: Fahrenheit 451

DIY Teens- Beaded Name Bracelets

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

What's your name? Let the world know by creating a beaded name bracelet to show and share with family and friends!

 

 

DIY Teens- Beaded Name Bracelets

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

This week we will study the poetry of Asian poets through the ages to celebrate Lunar New Year.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids tech time

Have fun playing video games on IPads with friends. Ages 12 and down.

Kids Tech Time: Ipads

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids Chess Workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play or improve your game from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

Fri, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for all, never-played-before to expert! Come learn and play with our teen volunteer. Ages: 6 – 17 yrs

Chess Workshop

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Sat, Jan 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a...

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids team up to read

Team up to Read is a free interactive series designed for childrens ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help them improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of reading.

Reading Coach: Team Up To Read

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Story Time

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Marcy Library

Kids saturday storytime

Children's Story time and arts& crafts (drawing) for Children and Families.

Saturday Story Time

Coloring Club

Sat, Jan 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Enjoy coloring activities with your friends and family

Coloring Club

Game On!

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Kids game on kids explore

Play board games with your friends and family!

Game On!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Bedford 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

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Jan 27   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship immigrant services

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

ESOL Class

Mon, Jan 27   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

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