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NOV
21

Library Lanes

Thu, Nov 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes

Preschool Storytime

Thu, Nov 21   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...

Register
Preschool Storytime

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Nov 21   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

Coloring for kids

Thu, Nov 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Thu, Nov 21   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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 browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet Basics

Afternoon Playtime

Thu, Nov 21   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

Ask A Tech

Thu, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Make a reservation for a 30-minute one-on-one session with our Technology Resource Specialist on your technology question.

Ask A Tech

Kids Create Duplo

Thu, Nov 21   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, Nov 21   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!

Kids Create: Handprint Turkeys

Thu, Nov 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come and make a fun handprint turkey to decorate and take home with you. Ages 4+.

Kids Create: Handprint Turkeys

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Nov 21   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

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults adult learning music poetry

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack is a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora. Participants will plumb insights into creating...

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Poetry’s Musical Bloodline: A Sociohistorical Soundtrack

Job Search Using BPL Databases

Thu, Nov 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career

See how to use Brooklyn Public Library's Learning Resources (databases) VAULT and Career Cruising in your job search. 

Strategy, planning [and a positive attitude] go a long way!

Job Search Using BPL Databases

NOV
22

Parenting Workshop (in Chinese)

Fri, Nov 22   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)

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Nov 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.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Fri, Nov 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

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.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Coloring for kids

Fri, Nov 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Fri, Nov 22   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

Lego Club

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids after school build with lego

Join us for Legos at the library. Take on our building challenge or create whatever strikes your fancy! Meet up with other Lego lovers in the neighborhood and have fun. Ages 5+.

Lego Club

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Nov 22   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Macon Library

Teens 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

Teen Tech Time

NOV
23

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Nov 23   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, Nov 23   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

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Sat, Nov 23   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime story play

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.

Multilingual Storytime: Russian

Coloring Club

Sat, Nov 23   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

Coloring for kids

Sat, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Featured Film: Yesterday (2019)

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Adults film movies movies at the library

After a freak accident during a worldwide blackout, struggling musician Jack Malik wakes to discover that he is the only person in the world to remember The Beatles.

Featured Film: Yesterday (2019)

Kids Create Duplo

Sat, Nov 23   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, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

Sat, Nov 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids 400 Years Later

In August 1619, between 20 and 30 enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and then sold to the colonists. 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of this event.

To celebrate the millions of enslaved Africans who survived the harsh...

1619-2019: 400 Years Later - African Dance & Hip-Hop

NOV
24

Coloring for kids

Sun, Nov 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Sun, Nov 24   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

NOV
25

Positive Aging: Current Events

Mon, Nov 25   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

Toddler Time

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers.

For children 18 months to 5 years...

Toddler Time

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Macon Library

Adults resume

Meet one-on-one with a librarian for help with your job search. Learn where to search for job openings and training, get feedback on your resume and cover letter, or practice for your job interview.

Resume & Career Help (Macon Library)

Monday Storytime

Mon, Nov 25   11:00 am to 11:30 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

Play Time

Mon, Nov 25   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Learn to play together with other kids and share the toys.

Play Time

Coloring for kids

Mon, Nov 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Kids Create Duplo

Mon, Nov 25   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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Mon, Nov 25   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Kids bklyn robotics league lego robotics techknowledge

Kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use Lego EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts and making news friends.

Brooklyn Robotics League

NOV
26

Toddler Time

Tue, Nov 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently, up to age 3.

Tickets will be given out at the front desk.

Toddler Time

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Nov 26   12:00 pm to 12:30 pm   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 conversation: Heart health month.

Tue, Nov 26   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations health and wellness

The Nurse will discuss the heart health and give useful tips beneficial for your health.

Positive Aging. Health conversation: Heart health month.

Coloring for kids

Tue, Nov 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids after school

We provide crayons and fantastic coloring papers.  You and your children will have a wonderful time in the library.  Please keep in mind the following benefits of coloring for young people:

Improve Handwriting: Children...
Coloring for kids

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: I Was Anastasia / Ariel Lawhon.

Tue, Nov 26   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

In an enthralling new feat of historical suspense, Ariel Lawhon unravels the extraordinary twists and turns in Anna Anderson's 50-year battle to be recognized as Anastasia Romanov.

Reading Circle. Book Discussion: I Was Anastasia / Ariel Lawhon.

Kids Create Duplo

Tue, Nov 26   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

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Tue, Nov 26   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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Nov 26   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Macon Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

NOV
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Nov 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   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

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Adults adult learning computer basics email

Intersted in learning to use the computer? Anyone can learn to use the computers, by attending our Techknowledge computer bascis class.  Our T.R.S (class instructor) makes learning easy and enjoyable!  Please call or come in to register...

Computer Basics

Story and Play

Wed, Nov 27   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years story play

Stories, fingerplays, songs, music and some other fun activities.

Story and Play

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