E.g., Dec 15 2018
DEC
15

Story and Play

Sat, Dec 15   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

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

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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Chess Workshop

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

DEC
17

Spanish Storytime

Mon, Dec 17   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

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

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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

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

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Listen to a story, make a simple craft and meet a new friends.

Story & Craft for Preschoolers

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

DEC
18

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

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

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)

Build with LEGO

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO.

*For ages 6 to 12

Build with LEGO

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

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 19   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 19   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

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

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

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

Brooklyn Robotics League

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids bklyn robotics league techknowledge

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

This year’s theme is Into Orbit; kids and teens (ages 9-17) will learn to use LEGO EV3 robotics while exploring STEM concepts that transport...

Brooklyn Robotics League

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

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Need Homework Help? We Can Help!

Central Library (Youth Wing)

Grades K-8

Mondays: 3:00-6:00 PM

Tuesdays: 3:30-5:30 PM

Thursdays: 3:00-6:00 PM

 

This is a free service. No pre-...

After School Homework Help in the Youth Wing At Central

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Dec 20   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

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Dec 20   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: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

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)

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

DIY Friday!

Fri, Dec 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

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