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OCT
17

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 17   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

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Oct 17   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults yoga and meditation

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program. Registration required, starting on October 1st. The class is limited to 16 people. Once registration is filled, patrons can be placed on a waiting list....

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Spanish Storytime

Thu, Oct 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years multilingual storytime spanish

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

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores.

Spanish Storytime

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 17   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

Adult Coloring for Fun

Thu, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults arts and crafts

Please come and join us for the fun of adult coloring program at the Dyker Library.

Art supplies will be provided.   No registration required.

Adult Coloring for Fun

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 17   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

Women's Support Group

Thu, Oct 17   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults support groups

Women's support group, where women can talk about whatever is on their mind. 

Women's Support Group

Ask a Tech

Thu, Oct 17   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 17   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 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Thu, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 17   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

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Thu, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come in and do a new craft project every week!

Ages 4 and up

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Thu, Oct 17   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.

 

All materials will be provided for you.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider

Knitting for Adults

Thu, Oct 17   5:30 pm to 7:45 pm   Dyker Library

Adults knitting and crocheting

Come socialize with a group of ladies and knit at your leisure!

Knitting for Adults

OCT
18

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 18   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

Story Play

Fri, Oct 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Dyker Singers Vocal Workshop

Fri, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults music

Dyker Singers is a Community-Based Choral Group.  Join us as Teacher/Artist, Carolyn Clark leads singers in a wide array of music from Jazz to Broadway, Sing Along and Shucks!

We welcome new members to our group. Rehearsals are...

Dyker Singers Vocal  Workshop

Chess Club

Fri, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Coloring for kids

Fri, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

Coloring for kids

Brooklyn Robotics League

Fri, Oct 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics, teamwork and…making a difference? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League!

This year’s theme is City Shaper; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that...

Brooklyn Robotics League

Kids Create

Fri, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Dyker Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Arts & crafts activities for children age 5 and up. (Younger children may be able to participate with the help of a caregiver). 

Kids Create

OCT
19

Drag Queen Story Hour

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

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour friends of the library saturday storytime storytime

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

Birth to Five Years drag queen story hour first five years

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

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

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

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Oct 19   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning citizenship immigrant services

If you are interested in becoming a citizen, we can help! Join our free exam preparation groups.

US Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   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

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

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Oct 21   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

Ask a Tech

Mon, Oct 21   11:30 am to 4:00 pm   Dyker 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? Ask our staff for assistance.

 

Ask a Tech

Chess Club

Mon, Oct 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

Teen Tech Time

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

Teens kids tech time teen tech time video games

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

Learn How Play the Guitar

Mon, Oct 21   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

Do It Yourself: DIY

Mon, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Williamsburgh Library

Teens diy

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

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

Mahjong

Tue, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults table-top & board games

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Please join us!

Mahjong

Chess Club

Tue, Oct 22   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

Kids table-top & board games

Learn chess! For all ages.

Chess Club

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

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

2020 Census Employment Opportunities

Tue, Oct 22   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Dyker Library

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 Employment Opportunities

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

English Conversation Group

Tue, Oct 22   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

English Conversation Group

OCT
23

Voter Registration with United Chinese Association of Brooklyn

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library

Adults social services

UCAB will table at Dyker Branch each Wednesday to provide different kinds of social  services including voters' registration for local residents.

Voter Registration with United Chinese Association of Brooklyn

Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Williamsburgh Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Coloring for kids

Wed, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:30 pm   Dyker Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

We provide fantastic coloring sheets and crayons.  Your kids will have a wonderful time in the library.  

Coloring for kids

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