E.g., Dec 14 2019
DEC
14

Books & Pajamas Holiday Drive

Sat, Dec 14   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

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...

Featured Event
BPL Pop-Up Shop

Greencycle Holiday Swap

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

Adults community partner

BRING SOME! TAKE SOME!

MEN’S, WOMEN’S & CHILDREN’S CLOTHING, SHOES, BOOKS, TOYS, BICYCLES, PHONES, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS & ELECTRONICS
Cleaned, gently used and working items please!
Electronics drop off until 2 PM

...

Featured Event
Greencycle Holiday Swap

Build with LEGO

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Marcy Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training

Get feedback on your resume and cover letter

Practice for your job interview

Resume & Career Help (Marcy Library)

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

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

Chair Yoga

Tue, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older 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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
Featured Event Register
Free Financial Coaching

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   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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Marcy Library

Teens after school homework help

If you are in grades 1 through 8, we can help you with your homework!

 

Free!

Homework Help

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Dec 19   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

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

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class?

Join our Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

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

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Dec 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge 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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

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   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Dec 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

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

DEC
26

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Dec 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Chess Workshop for Kids

Thu, Dec 26   3:15 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids table-top & board games teen time

Is there anything more exciting and fascinating than chess? We think not! Kids 8 and up are invited to play and improve their skills in this, the most ancient and mysterious of board games.

Chess Workshop for Kids

Ask a Tech

Thu, Dec 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Marcy Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class?

Join our Ask a Tech program for personalized assistance.

If you need additional help or can’t make...

Ask a Tech

DEC
27

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Dec 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Teen Tech Time 10+

Fri, Dec 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Teens techknowledge 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.

Do you want to create sketches?
Do you want to learn...

Teen Tech Time 10+

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   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Dec 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids build with lego

 

Fun Lego project for ages 6 and up.

Build with LEGO

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

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

JAN
2

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Jan 2   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

JAN
3

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Jan 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get advice on your resume or cover letter, get help finding education and career information, learn interview skills, and more with help from trained Brooklyn Public Library staff. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Leonard Library

Birth to Five Years storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes, and lots more to enjoy. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join in.

Saturday Storytime

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