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DEC
12

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

Thu, Dec 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion national poetry month

For the month of December, we will read the acclaimed short story The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino.

You may obtain a copy of this short story, free of charge, at the customer service desk.

Participants...

Great Short Stories: The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids arts and crafts

Enjoy a different arts & crafts project every week.

Arts & Crafts

Kids Tech Time

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids kids tech time

Video gaming for kids.

Kids Tech Time

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Thu, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids explore library lab

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 9) and their families.  Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity...

Library Lab: Let it Snow!

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Intermediate/Advanced

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran Trujillo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Adult Coloring

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning arts and crafts diy

Come to Adult Coloring, express yourself creatively, and have a good time!

 

Adult Coloring

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 12   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

French Conversation Group -Beginners

Thu, Dec 12   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults world language conversation

Improve your French language in an informal and fun setting.

The class is free and no registrations is required.

As of November 7th the class will start at 7.00 PM.

 

French Conversation Group -Beginners

DEC
13

普通話故事時間 Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Fri, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years chinese storytime

歡迎所有任何有興趣的兒童與家長或與其照顧者一起參加我們的普通話故事及兒歌時間。

Join us for stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese for children and their parents or caregivers.

普通話故事時間  Mandarin Chinese Storytime

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids friends of the library kids explore

Come to Gerritsen  Beach Library for Jewelry sale, organized by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library!!

Browse a collection of  kids fancy earrings & necklaces available to buy!! 

All proceeds raised by...

Kids Jewelry Sale: Gerritsen Beach Library Friends Group

Babies & Books

Fri, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime toddler time

Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends!

Babies & Books

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids after school arts and crafts diy fiber arts

From mobiles to monsters and everything in between, we have tons of fun crafts coming up at Gerritsen in the next few months. We are super excited to get creative and see what kind of crafty magic we can create!

Our activities are great...

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids techknowledge

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-14) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport teams into space.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Knitting

Fri, Dec 13   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults arts and crafts diy

A trained knitting teacher helps participants with their various projects.

Knitting

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Dec 13   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens summer reading 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

English Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
14

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Kids all ages music saturday storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some that we think you'll enjoy! All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime!

Winter Holidays: Fundraiser: Sponsored by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids christmas friends of the library holiday

Kids and families come and have fun !!!

Story tIme, decorating Ornaments and Cookies, Facepainting, Raffles  and Treats

Photos with Santa

( for a small suggested donation)

 

Winter Holidays: Fundraiser: Sponsored by the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids create writing workshop

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with writing projects.

 

Kids Create: Writing

Buying the Perfect Perfect Gift and Keeping Yourself Safe While Holiday Shopping

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults holiday techknowledge

Join us as we discuss how to search library resources that can help you find the best of the best gifts. Also, come learn tips and tricks to keep your privacy and bank accounts safe.

Buying the Perfect Perfect Gift and Keeping Yourself Safe While Holiday Shopping

Little Scientists

Sat, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists open-house stem & steam

STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Build with Duplo

Sat, Dec 14   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years open-house

Enjoy a  Duplo program for children in the first five years.

Build with Duplo

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Older Adults creative aging fitness

Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us in this nine week workshop as the instructor demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue & Cumbia.

It will end with a culminating...

Creative Aging: Dancing at Sunset

After School Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

Build with Lego

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo diy first five years open-house

Enjoy a Lego program.

Build with Lego

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

Sat, Dec 14   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults i-ching

 

I-Ching the book of changes is one of the oldest Chinese classic philosophies that can help us to make decisions that logic alone cannot handle.

Free lectures in Chinese and English.

Due to Public Safety, the...

Advanced Chinese Studies in I-Ching

DEC
15

English Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
16

Adult Coloring

Mon, Dec 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Adults arts and crafts

Relax & enjoy an hour of coloring.

Adult Coloring

English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 16   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids homework help

Free homework help for children in grades one through eight.

After School Homework Help

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Ryder Library

Teens teen tech time

Video gaming for teens.

Teen Tech Time

Afterschool Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Ryder Library

Kids after school

One on one homework help for ages 6-12.

Afterschool Homework Help

Book Adventures

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids book club book discussion

This program includes activities inspired by books for ages 6-12.

 

Book Adventures

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Dec 16   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

English Conversation Group

Mon, Dec 16   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
17

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing

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

Adults creative writing

Tap into your creativity with different writing exercises.

Creative Writing

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 17   1:15 pm to 2:45 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group (Advanced)

Children's Movie

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Ryder Library

Kids family movie movies at the library

Call the Ryder branch for details. 718-331-2962

Children's Movie

DIY (YA)

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Teens after school arts and crafts diy teen time

Join us for open crafting time! Make cool stuff using duct tape and lanyards, create custom pins, magnets, and more!

DIY (YA)

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

A trained volunteer helps children and teenagers to complete their homework.

After School Homework Help

US Citizenship Test Prep

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults citizenship

Led by a citizenship exam coach, the group lets participants discuss topics covered on the exam and practice mock interviews.

This program is FREE and no registration is required!

US Citizenship Test Prep

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

Tue, Dec 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Portuguese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration is required

Portuguese Conversation Group Intermediate Level

DEC
18

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults conversations english conversation group immigrant services

Join other adults who are learning to speak English!  Free!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Sunset Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.

For ages Birth to 18 months.

Babies and Books

Story Time

Wed, Dec 18   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

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