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JAN
18

Toy Swap

Sat, Jan 18   10:00 am to 12:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Birth to Five Years first five years kids explore

The Climate Action Family Network, along with 350 Brooklyn Families, is hosting a post-holiday toy swap! Bring any toys in good condition to the Information Commons Lab to swap, reduce waste, and save money :)

Swap will be from...

Toy Swap

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Sat, Jan 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Adults fitness

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a...

ShapeUp NYC - Strength By Bands

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 18   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 18   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

JAN
19

BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Sun, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults adult learning arts and crafts ctle first five years

Hands-On Art for Young Children (CTLE Credits: 3)

Early Learning Through Artful Playing, Strategies for Child-lead Art explorations.

A fun, hands-on session where participants work with a variety of basic art...

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BKLYN Early Childhood Educator Series: Hands-On Art for Young Children

Meditation for Creative Expression

Sun, Jan 19   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 2pm. No one will be admitted into the session after 2:10pm.

In "Meditation for Creative Expression" sound healing...

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Meditation for Creative Expression

JAN
21

Toddler Time

Tue, Jan 21   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

ESOL Class

Tue, Jan 21   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Stop Motion Animation

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric photography techknowledge

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

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Stop Motion Animation

Story Play

Tue, Jan 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

Chair yoga

Tue, Jan 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

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

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Tue, Jan 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Kids after school Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Teen Tech Time

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

Teens, age 12+, battle it for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

Have fun! Make friends! Get a free book!*

Teen Tech Time is a welcoming sapce.

Teen Tech Time

Library Lab: Angry Bird Popsicle Stick Catapult

Tue, Jan 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids kids explore library lab

 Popsicle stick catapult design is an AWESOME STEM activity for kids of all ages! Exploring physics, math and science behind it has never been so exciting for kids because everyone loves to launch stuff into the air....

Library Lab: Angry Bird Popsicle Stick Catapult

Homework Help

Tue, Jan 21   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

Tue, Jan 21   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults all ages environment

600 miles off the coast of mainland Ecuador sits a chain of volcanic islands that are home to a range of fascinating and unique animals. Because of its isolation, the Galapagos has served as a workshop in evolution. The slight variation of some...

Brooklyn Bird Club Presents: The Galapagos: Home of Evolution

JAN
22

Computer Basics

Wed, Jan 22   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

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

ESOL Class

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Toddler Time

Wed, Jan 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children during this library time dedicated to active toddlers.

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Adults techknowledge

Answering questions about technology, such as, phone, laptops, and any other technology.

Ask a Tech

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Wed, Jan 22   12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults 2020 census career

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring for a variety of temporary full-time and flexible part-time jobs. No resumés or cover letters are required to apply. Pay rates start at $20 per hour!

You will have the opportunity to learn about...

2020 Census Recruiting Event

Ask a Tech

Wed, Jan 22   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults adult learning 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Afterschool Workout

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Paerdegat Library

Teens fitness

No gym, no problem. Workout to YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, African Dance and more) and learn/share dance choreography with the group. Open to kids, tweens & teens. Wednesday Jan. 8 and 22 at Paerdegat Library. 

Afterschool Workout

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time yoga and poetry

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy all things Anime with other teens.

Anime Club for Teens

Resume & Career Help

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   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

Teen Gaming

Wed, Jan 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens teen tech time teen time video games

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

Teen Gaming

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Jan 22   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

Wed, Jan 22   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults community partner legal resources techknowledge

Please join us for a participatory education workshop on secure use of the technology we all rely on. This workshop will leave you with the knowledge to protect your rights, encrypt sensitive data, and secure your communications. You will also...

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Digital Security for Everyday New Yorkers with the NYCLU

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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults computer programming health and wellness

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

ESOL Class

Thu, Jan 23   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

Story Play

Thu, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy story play storytime

Books, songs, rhymes and play! Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can come to the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

Story Play

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

Writing to Improve Your English

Thu, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol writing workshop

Learn to express yourself on paper

You may be the next

Shakespeare

Writing to Improve Your English

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

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric techknowledge

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video effects, keyframing,...

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Motion Graphics with After Effects

Homework Help

Thu, Jan 23   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids homework help

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

If you are in Grades 1-8 we can help you with your homework!
Free!

Homework Help

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

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Jan 23   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

JAN
24

ESOL Class

Fri, Jan 24   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning esol

Learn English in a class setting with a teacher. (In partnership with the NYC Department of Education.)

Students must be 21 years or older.

ESOL Class

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

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

GAME ON! and RIF Book Club

Fri, Jan 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids

Please join us and play with BOARD GAMES and get FREE books in the RIF book club.

GAME ON! and RIF Book Club

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

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

Fri, Jan 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

This week we will study the poetry of Asian poets through the ages to celebrate Lunar New Year.

 

 

Introduction to Poetry - Celebrating Lunar New Year with Asian Poetry

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