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JAN
23

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System: A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults autism developmental disabilities inclusive services social services

Learn how to qualify for and get Developmental Disability services through NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. You can learn about Medicaid waiver programs, find out about the “Front Door” process, discover respite...

Navigating the Developmental Disabilities System:  A Guide for Individuals and Family Members

Resume & Career Help

Thu, Jan 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

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

Brainy Babies

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books Brainy Babies early literacy storytime

Join us for free, brain-building storytimes for children 0-3 years and their parents or caregivers. Families will learn fun activities to build young brains and learn about community resources. Prepare your child for 3-K and toddler for Pre-K....

Brainy Babies

Great Short Stories: The Fisherman from Chihuahua By Evan Connell

Thu, Jan 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Sunset Park Library

Adults adult learning book discussion lectures and discussions

For January, we will discuss the short story The Fisherman from Chihuahua by Evan Connell, who wrote the acclaimed novels Mr. Bridge and Mrs. Bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Short Stories: The Fisherman from Chihuahua By Evan Connell

Resume Help Express

Thu, Jan 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults career resume

One-on-One

 

Resume Writing and Job Search Tips

 

Application and Cover Letter Help

 

Interview Practice

Featured Event
Resume Help Express

Drop-In Basic Resume Help

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 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...

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Drop-In Basic Resume Help

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville 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

After School Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran Trujillo

Thu, Jan 23   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

After School Homework Help Cancelled

Thu, Jan 23   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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Kids Create

Thu, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Create an arts & crafts project and have fun with your friends.

For ages 6 to 12.

Kids Create

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults diy knitting and crocheting

This program is for ages 14 and up. Just bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn! Relax and create a gift you can say you made yourself. Please arrive on time.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Game On!

Thu, Jan 23   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Annex

Kids after school game on table-top & board games

Play new games and old favorites from the library’s collection with friends! 

 

Game On!

Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults business

In this session, we discuss how to prepare financial projections by emphasizing feasibility analysis and how to set goals for your business to plan for success. The first session will cover establishing a benchmark, COGS vs. Operating Costs, and...

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Start Smart: Financial Projections Session 1

JAN
24

Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

During this program we read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime! Bring your young baby, toddler, or preschooler for a relaxed morning of fun where you can meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 0 to 5

Story Play

Color Me Calm

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Annex

Adults diy

Coloring isn't just for kids! Stop by the Annex to relax and color your stress away!

Color Me Calm

Mixed Media: 20/20 Vision Boards

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults arts and crafts diy

This January

 

We'll be creating Vision Boards for the Year Ahead! Every Friday, come, unwind and look to the future!!    
Mixed Media: 20/20 Vision Boards

Babies & Books

Fri, Jan 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Annex

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Explore books, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and play with other babies and caregivers! Best for 0-18 months.

Babies & Books

Story Play

Fri, Jan 24   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime w/parents and caregiviers!

For ages 0-5.

Story Play

Computer Basics

Fri, Jan 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults 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

Knitting

Fri, Jan 24   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

Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school arts and crafts

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old!

Free Art Fridays is offered every two weeks, and takes place in studio 4 in Spaceworks on the...

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

Teen Gaming

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Come play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of ours. For everyone grades 6-12!

Teen Gaming

Teen Zone

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens arts and crafts music teen time

Open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

Teen Zone

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Jan 24   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

After School Homework Help

Fri, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool Homework Help

After School Homework Help

JAN
25

Telling Tales of Migration

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults creative writing

"You must not tell anyone,’ my mother said, ‘what I am about to tell you.”  So begins The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston’s dazzling memoir of growing up in a Chinese immigrant family in California.  

Migration stories...

Telling Tales of Migration

After School Homework Help

Sat, Jan 25   10:00 am to 12:15 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids after school homework help

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

After School Homework Help

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Jan 25   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!

Afterschool Homework Help

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids after school homework help

Trouble with math? Geography got you stumped? Need some advice on how to polish your essay? The library is here to help! Our trained volunteer tutor provides free drop-in homework assistance to students in K - 8th...

Afterschool Homework Help

2020 Census Information & Job Fair

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Adults 2020 census career

The U. S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Census Bureau representatives will be at the Mill Basin Library, on January 25, 2020, to describe Census employment to all job-...

2020 Census Information & Job Fair

La clase de meditación guiada

Sat, Jan 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults health and wellness yoga and meditation

Conéctate con el presente a través de una meditación guiada.  Aprende:

la diferencia entre el dolor y el sufrimiento reprograma la mente, sale de piloto automático técnicas de mindfulness para combatir la ansiedad y la depresión...
La clase de meditación guiada

Kids Create: Writing

Sat, Jan 25   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

Little Scientists

Sat, Jan 25   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, Jan 25   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids saturday storytime

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

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

 

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 25   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with Lego

Sat, Jan 25   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

JAN
26

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 26   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults health and wellness humanities and art

Please note: The room will open at 1:45pm. Please arrive early to get settled for the workshop which will start promptly at 2. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

Sound healing practitioner, Lavender Suarez, will guide...

Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Jan 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults computer basics email techknowledge

Come in and learn the basics of email usage.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

G . O . A . T. (Games on a Table)

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens table-top & board games teen time

Drop in for tabletop gaming.

We have games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc) .

G . O . A . T.  (Games on a Table)

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids game on table-top & board games

Need a Break from video games?????

Come In and Play Favorite Board Games with your local Library!

 

Game On!: Drop-In Board Games

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Jan 27   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults music

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Join us and we’ll help you start strumming for free.

We have guitars to use during the class, but please bring your own instrument if you can.

 

Learn How Play the Guitar

Kids Tech Time

Mon, Jan 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Kids Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Ipad Apps, LittleBits, & Lego Mindstorm Robotics

Kids Tech Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids after school music

Jon Berger shares wisdom from his 35-year-career as a percussionist on Broadway and in the recording  studio.  Participants will experience hands-on how percussion sound effects are used in the theater, TV, and movies to tell stories,...

Urban Stages: Rhythm and Sound in the Theater

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Jan 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults adult learning diy teen time

Come make things out of other things, or make a gift for someone you love. We provide most materials for you. Snacks will be provided!

Do It Yourself: DIY

JAN
28

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 28   10:30 am to 11:00 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

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