E.g., Dec 15 2018
DEC
15

Couponing

Sat, Dec 15   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

Come in and pick out clipped coupons & weekly circulars to SAVE money on your groceries, personal products, household items and more.

Couponing

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Sat, Dec 15   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

Submit Your Name & Contact Information to enter and win Your Own Hardcover Copy of Michelle Obama's New book, "Becoming."  Winners will be announced and called on Tuesday, December 18th 2018.

Join fellow readers in discussing the...

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

English Conversation Group

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill 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

Beaded Jewelry

Sat, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens

Make your own bracelets

Beaded Jewelry

Family Movie

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids family movie

Trolls (2016) 1h 36min.

When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel

Family Movie

DEC
17

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 6:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults

Submit Your Name & Contact Information to enter and win Your Own Hardcover Copy of Michelle Obama's New book, "Becoming."  Winners will be announced and called on Tuesday, December 18th 2018.

Join fellow readers in discussing the...

Book Raffle " BECOMING" by Michelle Obama

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years

Stories for 2-5 year olds read aloud by a community volunteer. Tickets are not required.

Preschool Storytime

Babies & Books

Mon, Dec 17   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

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

Babies & Books

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Learn to Speak, Read, Write & Understand English!

Free English Classes for adults 17 and older

Daytime, Evening and Saturday class...

ESOL – 2018 Winter Registration

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults adult learning 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: Computer Basics

Movies @ the Library: Lean On Pete

Mon, Dec 17   1:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Drama) 122 minutes Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance...

Movies @ the Library: Lean On Pete

Monday Movies

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults movies

Showing Some of the Best So Far, 2018 Movies.  You can drop in and pick up your copy of the movies for the month or call and ask what the next movie will be.  For Adults Only.  Come join us and bring your own popcorn.

Monday Movies

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Mon, Dec 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults book club book discussion

In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses...

Book Discussion: The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Teens gaming for teens techknowledge teen tech 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 enviornment.

Teen Tech Time

DEC
18

StoryPlay 10am

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 10am

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Dec 18   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

Kids Create! First 5 Years

StoryPlay 11am

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your...

StoryPlay 11am

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

No registration required.

Ask a Tech

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Movies @ the Library

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults family movie

A Walk in the Woods (2015) 1h 44min.

Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail: 2,200 miles of America's most unspoiled, spectacular, and rugged countryside...

Movies @ the Library

Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afterschool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

After School Homework Help

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Chess for Kids

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Come learn how to play chess with our instructor Juan!

Chess for Kids

English Conversation Group

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Join other adults who are learning to speak English! Free! No registration required.

English Conversation Group

DEC
19

Toy Time

Wed, Dec 19   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.

Toy Time

BINGO Fun

Wed, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

 Join us for everyone's favorite game, B-I-N-G-O!

BINGO Fun

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

In this final event students will demonstrate what they've learned about the music of the Middle East and North Africa. Led by Zafer Tawil. Refreshments will be served.

Playing Arabic Music

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Afterschool homework help for children in grades K-8.

After School Homework Help

Ask a Tech

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Homecrest 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 drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Learn to play or improve your game with chess master  Danny.    Ages 7 and up

Chess Workshop

Chess for Adults

Wed, Dec 19   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Adults

Come play chess and have fun!  Learn from a chessmaster and improve your game!  CHECKMATE!!!

Chess for Adults

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids

Bring out your inner architect and engineer with an hour of building with LEGO, Keva blocks, and other materials.

Build with LEGO

Clinton Hill Creative Craft Circle

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:45 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults arts and crafts

Meet your neighbors, make new friends, and learn how to make a variety of crafts. All materials will supplied.

Clinton Hill Creative Craft Circle

DEC
20

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Thu, Dec 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the program to receive an admission ticket at the Information Desk. In order to...

Toddler Time with Reading Is Fundamental (First RIF)

Open Play Space for Babies

Thu, Dec 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Babies & Books this Thursday, but come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages birth - 18 months are welcome.

Open Play Space for Babies

Book Discussion: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Thu, Dec 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

MAGPIE MURDERS, by Anthony Horowitz.

"When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime...

Book Discussion:  Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Kids Create

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Join us for a simple arts & crafts program!

For kids 6 and up. Younger children are welcome when accompanied by an adult to help.

Kids Create

Kids Create:Craft Projects

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Create simple and fun crafts. Ages 6 and up.

Kids Create:Craft Projects

DEC
21

Open Play Space

Fri, Dec 21   10:15 am to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

There will be no Storytime this Friday, but come hang out at the library with other families and watch your child learn through play! Children ages 0 - 5 years are welcome.

Open Play Space

PlayTime

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Babies and Toddlers along with their parents and caregivers can enjoy fun toys as you listen to your favorite children's songs.

PlayTime

Playtime

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Birth to Five Years

Fun for BPL's youngest patrons!

Playtime

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Fri, Dec 21   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Choosing folk tales from four parts of the world: Brazil, Korea, Nigeria, and Norway, we use a common human constant, storytelling to learn about different parts of our world.  These stories are tied to the land flora and fauna of each place...

Around the World Through Folk Tales

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Fri, Dec 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Kids and Teens can earn free books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards.

Register
Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Makerbot DIY

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Come on in and learn to see how a 3D Printer works. Watch as we print out Reindeer figures with our very own 3D Printer, where you can then decorate and take one home.

For kids, ages 10 +

Register
Makerbot DIY

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Dec 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids

Come and play board games such as Connect 4, Uno Cards, Clue, and Monopoly.

Game On! Board Games

Kids Tech Time

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

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 enviornment.

Kids Tech Time

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