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DEC
14

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Sat, Dec 14   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Adults friends of the library

Do you have ideas and visions for what Cortelyou Library can do for you and your neighborhood? We invite you to join the meeting and help discuss plans to make Cortelyou Library even better!

The Friends of the Cortelyou Library meet...

Friends of Cortelyou Library Meeting

Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids arts and crafts christmas friends of the library holiday

Join the Friends of Brower Park Library's 2nd Annual Winter Festival!

There will be:

Free hot cider and donuts Special Musical Storytime with Jez (ages 0-6) Decorate winter themes ornaments with art instructor Lynn Cave (ages 5-...
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Friends of Brower Park Library Second Annual Winter Festival

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 14   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods and portable lighting.

This class meets for three sessions on 12/7, 12/14, and 12/21. Registration is required...

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Video Production in the Field

Homework Help

Sat, Dec 14   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots 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

All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Award-winning cartoonist and publisher Carta Monir presents a workshop appropriate for ages 18 and up. Writing honestly and candidly about sex is difficult, but it doesn't have to feel impossible. Participants will leave the workshop with a short...

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All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Sat, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults movies movies at the library

1980 from a novel by Paddy Chayefsky and Directed by Ken Russell.   Starring William Hurt and Blair Brown

Metamorphosis Film Festival : Altered States

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 14   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie 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

DEC
16

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 16   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Free play with Lego DUPLOs. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Mon, Dec 16   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults adult learning hse

Are you hoping to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma?  Need to build your reading and writing skills? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed ina prep class, enrolled in our online prep...

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High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 16   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

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

Mon, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults arts and crafts holiday

Learn to make unique holiday cards just in time for the holidays. Bring your creativity and enjoy a fun afternoon of cardmaking.

Audience: Adults. Registration not required.

HOLIDAY CARDMAKING

Game On

Mon, Dec 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids game on!

Play with our collection of Legos and board games. 

Game On

Homework Help

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Mon, Dec 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Mon, Dec 16   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

Mon, Dec 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults lectures and discussions

What is your vision for the new New Lots Library?

New Lots Library has been funded by the city to undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Library will be upgraded to replace outdated systems and include new features like a teen area and...

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Help Redesign the New NEW LOTS LIBRARY!

DEC
17

Storytime

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards

Storytime

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Tue, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Church of the Holy Apostles

Kids music storytime toddler time

**This program takes place at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 612 Greenwood Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

Please use the side entrance of the Church of the Holy...

Toddler Time with Miss Cindy

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults microsoft office techknowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

 

Microsoft Excel Basics

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 17   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

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join other kids in creating a new craft project every week that you can take home with you! Intended for kids ages 6-12.  

 

Kids Create

Community Journalism For Teens

Tue, Dec 17   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

Along the Distant Path: Migration storytelling workshop

Tue, Dec 17   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults english conversation group

How do we share our stories–is it through sounds, pictures, or writing?  Join a 10-week workshop to explore and share stories about journeys.

Practice your English by reading stories, watching films, and participating in discussions...

Along the Distant Path:  Migration storytelling workshop

DEC
18

Story Time

Wed, Dec 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime

Stories and song at the Library.

Story Time

Babies and Books

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

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 0-36 months.

Babies and Books

Crochet Circle

Wed, Dec 18   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, Dec 18   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

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric photography techknowledge

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Wed, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults Artists on Site arts and crafts projectart

Learn the basics of visual art using color and imaginative drawing with our resident artist. Have an opportunity to observe the artist at work while trying your hands at her craft. All ages are welcome.

Meet Resident Artist: Chessica...

ProjectArt Demo with Chessica Rose

Homework Help

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

Chess Workshop with Jose Villar

Wed, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids 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

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 4-7)

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

Wed, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids homework help

Each week children will receive educational enrichment through fun games, learning activities and homework support.

Educational Enrichment and Homework Support

ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Wed, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids after school arts and crafts projectart

ProjectArt offers free art classes at New Lots Library by an artist-resident during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art.

Registration is required! Register at projectart.org/enroll...

Register
ProjectArt: Free Art Classes (Ages 8-12)

Make a Digital Story for PC

Wed, Dec 18   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric techknowledge

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

Brower Park Writer's Group

Wed, Dec 18   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Adults creative writing writing workshop

Join a small group of writers who meet weekly to read their own writing. Sometimes we use prompts from "Writer's Digest," but this is by no means mandatory. Feedback and critiques are available if you would like them.

Brower Park Writer's Group

DEC
19

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 19   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

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Windsor Terrace JCC

Birth to Five Years babies & books

**This program takes place at the JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace, 1224 Prospect Ave.**

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop our Babies and Books program! 

Please note that since we are guests, we'll need...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Thu, Dec 19   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, Dec 19   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, Dec 19   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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brower Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

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

Chess Workshop with Juan Tica

Homework Help

Thu, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids homework help open-house

Free Homework help for those in grades K to 8.

Homework Help

eBooks Basics

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

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 19   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

Celebrate Reading- Gingerbread Party

Thu, Dec 19   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts storytime

Celebrate Reading with Literacy Inc (LINC) with a Gingerbread Party.  Hear a story and participate in fun activities.

Celebrate Reading- Gingerbread Party

DEC
20

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Dec 20   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

Fiber Arts for Adults

Fri, Dec 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Canarsie Library

Adults creative aging fiber arts

All ages are welcome to join us for this special time dedicated to fiber arts: knitting, crocheting and sewing.

Fiber Arts for Adults

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