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DEC
14

Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids arts and crafts christmas friends of the library holiday

Join the Friends of Brower Park Library's 2nd Annual Winter Festival!

There will be:

Free hot cider and donuts Special Musical Storytime with Jez (ages 0-6) Decorate winter themes ornaments with art instructor Lynn Cave (ages 5-...
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Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

BPL Pop-Up Shop

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Central Library

Adults pop-up shop

Brooklyn Public Library is your source for everything you need—the latest books, one of a kind programs, and now BPL merch! Shop fun tees & totes, warm hoodies, and drinkware during our pop-up shop in the lobby at Central. There's something...

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BPL Pop-Up Shop

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 14   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

1980 from a novel by Paddy Chayefsky and Directed by Ken Russell.   Starring William Hurt and Blair Brown

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

ASL - American Sign Language For Beginners

Sat, Dec 14   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 Basic Resume Help

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults career resume

Meet one-on-one with a trained Brooklyn Public Library staff member to review your resume, get personal suggestions for improvement, and receive a packet of business & career resources.
Please bring a printed copy of your resume for...

Drop-In Basic Resume Help

DEC
15

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sun, Dec 15   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

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

Anime Club

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens anime and manga teen time

Interested in anime & manga? Join our anime club! 

Every month we vote on 2-3 episodes to watch and also discuss what we're currently reading.

 

Anime Club

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

Storytime

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   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.

 

Toddler Time

Story Play

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves! 

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Game On!

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Kids age 6-12 can play board games and other table top games. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Game On!

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

Story Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Dec 18   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

Creative Aging: Let's Paint! [The Culminating Event]

Wed, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Older Adults adult learning arts and crafts creative aging

Creative Aging: Let's Paint with Nigel Morgan!

Would you like to learn Acrylic painting or enhance your skills in this art form?

If so, please join us in this nine week workshop series.

Learn...

Creative Aging: Let's Paint!  [The Culminating Event]

Kids Create

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts and crafts program for children to develop their creativity. Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

Kids Create

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

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Wed, Dec 18   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

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

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

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

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 21   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Holiday Film Feature : Krampus

Sat, Dec 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

Our holiday film is not, It's a Wonderful Life...  the Legendary Krampus is here to ruin your fun...  enjoy...

Holiday Film Feature : Krampus

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

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

DEC
24

Storytime

Tue, Dec 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 24   10:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

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

 

Toddler Time

Story Play

Tue, Dec 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play

DEC
26

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Dec 26   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Shape Up New York

Thu, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults fitness stomp clap and sing

Work up a sweat and get in shape, the fun way...

Shape Up New York

DEC
27

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   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime!

Metamorphosis Film Festival : The Fly

Sat, Dec 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

The final feature of our Metamorphosis Film series is the Fly.    It's a remake of the 1958 original and it's directed by David Cronenberg and starring a young Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis.   Not for the weak of...

Metamorphosis Film Festival : The Fly

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

DEC
31

Storytime

Tue, Dec 31   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 31   10:30 am   Mill Basin Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy toddler time

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

 

Toddler Time

Story Play

Tue, Dec 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

Tue, Dec 31   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time video games

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves! 

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space

JAN
2

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 2   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clarendon Library

Teens teen tech time

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

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