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OCT
19

Story and Play

Sat, Oct 19   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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Sat, Oct 19   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Oct 19   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

A certificate of completion and copies of your final work will be...

Featured Event
Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

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

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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids storytime

Join us every Saturday for a reading of some of your favorite books, as well as some new ones that we think you'll enjoy!

All ages are welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop with Reinaldo Duran

Sat, Oct 19   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

1619:400 Years Later

Sat, Oct 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults 400 Years Later

Join us for a journey through history as we commemorate 400 years since the first slaves were brought to Jamestown Virginia through a workshop of African Dance and Folktales presented by Urban Stages.

1619:400 Years Later

Read with a Therapy Dog

Sat, Oct 19   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.

Read with a Therapy Dog

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sun, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

OCT
21

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Oct 21   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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Mon, Oct 21   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 21   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults internet safety techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Since Oct 21-26 is Data Privacy week!....we will discuss ways to safeguard your information and/or tips to make you aware of what you should look for...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Mon, Oct 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

Register
Make a Movie on Your Phone

Stop Motion Animation

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

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.

Register
Stop Motion Animation

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Mon, Oct 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Put pen to paper and see what happens. Join NY Writers Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop available to the general public. These writing groups are open to writers of all genres – poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else – and even...

Free Writing Workshop with NYWC

Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

Mon, Oct 21   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

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

Mon, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Vladimir Mazo from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players.

Chess Workshop with Vladimir Mazo

DIY for Teens

Mon, Oct 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school arts and crafts teen time

Come to Eastern Parkway and enjoy making crafts using materials of your choice with other teens!

DIY for Teens

OCT
22

Spanish Storytime

Tue, Oct 22   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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Tue, Oct 22   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:15 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors. Browse the internet, email, learn how to type.

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

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

Build with LEGO

Tue, Oct 22   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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League Orientation & Meeting

Tue, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

Do you love LEGOS, robotics and teamwork? Then join our new Brooklyn Robotics League.

In partnership with NYC First, BPL will host weekly workshops leading up to the big competition at Central Library.

Dates for the competitions...

Register
Brooklyn Robotics League Orientation & Meeting

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

OCT
23

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 23   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

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Wed, Oct 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Storyplay

Wed, Oct 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Eastern Parkway Library

Birth to Five Years

Please join us for Story time and Play time

Storyplay

Babies and Books

Wed, Oct 23   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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults arts and crafts fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Get hooked at Cortelyou!

Come learn the new, valuable skill of crochet. All levels of experience are welcome to join, from beginners to those with years of experience. Please bring your own hook and yarn (these items may be found at any...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Oct 23   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

Anime Club for Teens

Wed, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Teens after school anime and manga teen time

Come enjoy all things anime with other teens here at Eastern Parkway!

Anime Club for Teens

OCT
24

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Thu, Oct 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   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

Toddler Time

Thu, Oct 24   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 24   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

Chess Workshop

Thu, Oct 24   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

Kids Create

Thu, Oct 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Kids! Come to the library and get creative with art projects.

For ages 6 to 12.

 

Kids Create

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Oct 24   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

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

Thu, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Adults fitness

Shape Up NYC is a free, drop-in fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. There is no class registration, simply show up!

Zumba with ShapeUp NYC!

OCT
25

Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Fri, Oct 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts friends of the library

Vendors can pick up applications at the info desk starting on Saturday, October 5th. Applications accepted through Monday, October 28th. All applicants will be notified on Tuesday, November 12th.

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Applications Accepted for Friends of Clinton Hill Library  Local Artisans Holiday Craft Fair

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 25   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk. For ages 18-36 months.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Oct 25   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

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Oct 25   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk. For ages 18-36 months.

Musical Yoga Storytime

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