E.g., Dec 15 2019
DEC
15

Chess Club

Sun, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

DEC
16

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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

Chess Club

Mon, Dec 16   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come listen to stories, sing songs, dance and play with toys!

Babies & Books

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

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

Older Adults techknowledge

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.

Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

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

Kids after school apple bank holiday

Join Tkiya, the Jewish music community initiative, for a cultural exploration of the holidays.

באַהעפטן טקייאַ, די איניציאטיוו פון אידישע מוזיק קהל אַ קולטור עקספּלעריישאַן פון די האָלידייַס.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Tkiya!

Teen Time

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

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.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

After School Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Kids after school homework help

If you are in Grades

1-8 we can help you with your homework!

Free!

After School Homework Help

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens anime and manga arts and crafts diy table-top & board games

Teens 12 and up join us every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

The Youth Wing is an inclusive space and all teens are welcome.

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

DEC
17

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Tue, Dec 17   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Adults support groups

2nd floor Community Room

Overeaters Anonymous

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Tabling: DSNY Composting

Tue, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults environment health and wellness

Did you know NYC has composting services? Composting reduces landfill waste and methane emissions, and can be used to enrich our soil. Come to learn about this local service and how you, yourself, can compost! An outreach associate from Big Reuse...

Tabling: DSNY Composting

Creative Arts for Teens Cancelled

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday to express yourself with the arts while having fun with your friends.  Materials will be provided for coloring, embroidery, painting or getting creative with lanyard and duct tape.

Ages 10+

Creative Arts for Teens

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Kids 400 Years Later

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

1619 Project: Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids after school homework help

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Midwood Library

Kids build with lego stem & steam

Release your inner engineer, build amazing creations with Lego at the library.

Ages 6-12

*No unattended children or toddlers.

Build with LEGO

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids build with lego kids explore

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

Free Financial Coaching

Tue, Dec 17   4:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults finance

Meet with a financial counselor one-on-one to develop the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability. Get assistance with:

Improving Your Credit Report Dealing with Debt Collection Budget and Saving Opening a Bank...
Featured Event Register
Free Financial Coaching

Microsoft Office: Publisher + PowerPoint

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults techknowledge

Part 1: This program is offering you a great collection of designs and features that make it easy to design and publish brochures, flyers, newsletters, business cards, calendars and invitation cards.

Part2: Microsoft...

Microsoft Office: Publisher + PowerPoint

DEC
18

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Chess Club

Wed, Dec 18   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years 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 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Babies and Books

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington 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? Join our ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play.

Toddler Time

Urdu Storytime

Wed, Dec 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime

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

                 آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی عمر کے بچے...

Urdu Storytime

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Wed, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults writing workshop

WRITE and RECITE - a weekly workshop for adults. Write and read your work to the group in a creative, supportive environment.

Writers Circle/Writing Workshop

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest 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

Teen Time Cancelled

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens techknowledge teen time

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.  Enjoy games using PlayStation 4, Xbox 1 & Wii U...

Teen Time

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens 400 Years Later movies at the library

Malcolm X (1992) - this film dramatizes key events in Malcolm X's life: his criminal career, his incarceration, his conversion to Islam, his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam and his later falling out with the organization, his marriage...

1619 Project: Movies @ the Library

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Daniel Pressa

Teen Tech Time

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Do you want to explore new and old games?  No time to make new friends?  Just bored with your summer? Join our summer edition of Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. ...

Teen Tech Time

DEC
19

Chess Club

Thu, Dec 19   10:00 am to 7:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

ToddlerTime

Thu, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years toddler time

Come and enjoy books, songs and toytime. For ages 18 momths - 3 years old.

Register
ToddlerTime

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Toddlers and babies can practice their gross and fine motor skills in a fun and active environment.

Ages 18 months - 5 years

Build with DUPLO

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Thu, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults friends of the library

Please support your neighborhood library. Books and handmade items will be available for sale.

Midwood Friends Fundraiser

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Thu, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Business & Career Center

Adults resume

Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from a Business & Career Librarian. First come, first served.

Please note: Our staff members offer guidance on...

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come Join us at the library to create fun and easy art projects.

Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

Community Service Hour

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Teens arts and crafts community partner teen time

Teens—do you need community service credit? Do you enjoy making crafts, drawing, or writing? Visit our branch any Wednesday from 4pm-5pm to earn an hour of community service credit doing what you enjoy:

Draw a greeting card for senior...
Community Service Hour

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

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 Cancelled

Thu, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Midwood Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

2nd floor Community Room

English Conversation Group

DEC
20

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults career resume

Sessions available by appointment only. Call or visit the Midwood branch or email Lynette Ford at lford@bklynlibrary.org

Need help making a resume and/or cover letter? Want to update it to what employers are looking for in today's...

Resume & Career Help (Midwood Library)

Chess Club

Fri, Dec 20   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Midwood Library

Adults table-top & board games

Free chess sets are available to use in the public area of the library. Please complete any chess games up till 15 minutes before closing. Please don't use chess clocks - thanks.

Chess Club

Playtime

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years everyone is welcome here first five years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!  Come play with toys and listen to some fun preschool music!

Playtime

Introduction to American Sign Language Cancelled

Fri, Dec 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults inclusive services

Find out more about American Sign Language.  Ideal for first time learners, and those who want to strengthen their conversational skills.

Facilitated by Elizabeth Botti, Sign Language Specialist at ADAPT Community Network.

Introduction to American Sign Language

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