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OCT
19

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

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The Cortelyou Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is pleased to announce Drag Queen Story Hour.

Drag Queen Story Hour puts the rainbow in reading & also captures the imagination and play of childhood while giving kids glamorous...

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

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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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Cortelyou Friends Book Sale

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults book sale

Enjoy live music, raffles, baked goods, and lots of great books at the annual Friends book sale!

Cortelyou Friends Book Sale

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.
 

Saturday Storytime

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

OCT
21

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Adult Coloring

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

Mon, Oct 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults podcasting and audio recording techknowledge

Learn about basic sound principles and how you can use them to make a better podcast. We’ll walk through EQ, compression, and other mysterious things that come with most audio editing software.

Due to Central Library's early closure for...

Working With Sound: An Audio Primer for Podcasters

OCT
22

Internet & Email

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Internet and Email instruction for beginners.

Internet & Email

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults never too late to learn techknowledge

It's never too late to learn! Come and learn together!

Computer Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids team up to read

Learn how to pause and ask questions to be a more curious reader. 

Team Up To Read is a free interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers to help improve reading skills with tips and fun activities, all...

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Tween Tech Time

Tue, Oct 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens summer reading techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Tween Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Tween Tech Time

Children's Movie

Tue, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

Call the branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids library lab stem & steam

Does air have weight? Try a balloon balance experiment. 

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...

Library Lab: Balloon Science

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Oct 22   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens teen time

Do you want to ask the questions? Get the answers? Be in the room where it happens? And write the stories? Then The Ditmas Examiner wants you! The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn...

Community Journalism For Teens

Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

Whether an entrepreneur, artist, writer or musician, you may be able to claim ownership of your idea or work.  Volunteers from the New York City Bar’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) will answer questions about what you can...

Register
Protect Your Ideas: A Workshop on Intellectual Property

OCT
23

Story Time

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

An hour of stories, songs, and playing for babies and toddlers.

Story Time

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Ipad Bingo

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults community partner game on!

Join us for a fun and friendly game of bingo played in a new and interesting way!

Ipad Bingo

Tai Chi Exercise

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults fitness

Chinese exercise

Tai Chi Exercise

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 23   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Afterschool Homework Help

Wed, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids homework help

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Arts & Crafts

Wed, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

Wed, Oct 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In order to attend this program series and other FastTrac program series, you must apply at https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac.

This is a competitive program, so please be sure to submit a thoughtful and complete...

FastTrac GrowthVenture: Gain the Tools to Grow Your Business!

OCT
24

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Oct 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Practice spoken English with other students in the morning class of Conversation Group.

ESOL Conversation Group

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come first...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, songs, and playtime! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk...

Babies & Books

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults fitness game on! positive aging

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Adult Coloring

Thu, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 24   2:45 pm to 4:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school kids explore table-top & board games

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:45pm- 4:45pm.

Chess Workshop

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Teens techknowledge video games

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime russian storytime

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.

Russian Storytime России История Время

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Oct 24   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Immigration Information Walk-in Hours

Thu, Oct 24   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

Internet & Email

Thu, Oct 24   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Ryder Library

Adults techknowledge

Internet and Email instruction for beginners.

Internet & Email

OCT
25

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Featured Film: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

Fri, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults movies at the library positive aging

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

Build with LEGO

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Build amazing creations with Lego at the library.
Ages 4-10

Build with LEGO

Children's Movie

Fri, Oct 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie

Call the branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

OCT
26

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou 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

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your child...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Gravesend Library

Kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.
 

Saturday Storytime

OCT
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids ready set kindergarten

Kindergarten preparation for 4-5 year olds.

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

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