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DEC
13

Playtime

Fri, Dec 13   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 13   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

Preschool Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

Resume & Career Help (Business & Career Center)

Fri, Dec 13   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)

DIY: Creative Writing Club

Fri, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens creative writing

With the guidance of a professional writer, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment. Led by the NY Writer's Coalition.

DIY: Creative Writing Club

DEC
14

Story and Play

Sat, Dec 14   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens arts and crafts

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

Beaded Jewelry

Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Kensington Library

Adults citizenship

Join our U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep Group on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.                           ...

Featured Event
Citizenship Exam Prep Group

Coloring Club

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids arts and crafts

Come and color your favorite heroes

Coloring Club

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Dec 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids kids explore therapy dogs

Read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for a slot the day of the program at the children's reference desk.

Featured Event
Read with a Therapy Dog

DEC
15

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

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

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Kids first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

Pre-School Storytime

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Join us for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play
For kids ages 3-5 years

Pre-School Storytime

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

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

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

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

Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

Tue, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults resume

Meet with a librarian for help with your job search.

Learn where to find job postings and free job training /  Get feedback on your resume and cover letter /  Practice for your job interview
Resume & Career Help (Stone Avenue Library)

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   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

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Clean Rite

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Clean Rite at 1760 Eastern Parkway**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead story time and...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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

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

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

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

Census Recuitment

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Adults 2020 census career

Census Recruitment event the Stone Avenue Branch.

Census Recuitment

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

Japanese 101

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Teens anime and manga japanese

Japanese manga has become very popular in the US. Titles such as Naruto, Sailor Moon, and Fairy Tail continue to be well loved.

Many fans of manga, anime, and video games, develop an interest in learning Japanese, so let’s practice...

Japanese 101

DEC
19

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

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

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Thu, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Wash and Fold Super Laundry

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Wash and Fold Super Laundry at 647 Powell Street**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too! Come join a BPL children’s librarian who will lead...

Featured Event
Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Thu, Dec 19   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Jose Villar from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

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

DEC
20

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

Preschool Playtime

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

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool story play storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, play and new friends!

Preschool Playtime

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