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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

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

Immigration consultations, legal services and information sessions are available with Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) at Brooklyn Public Library. 

Immigration consultation and legal help. By appointment only,...

Immigrant Justice Corps Consultation & Legal Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Dec 17   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

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

Resume & Career Help

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

Adults resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   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

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: The Lobster

Mon, Dec 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Movies @ the Library: The Lobster

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

Mon, Dec 17   2:30 pm to 4:30 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/Teen Tech Time

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens techknowledge teen tech time

Join our Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly & competitive environment!

Kids/Teen Tech Time

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

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

Microsoft Excel Basics

Tue, Dec 18   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

Learn Guitar at the Library

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning music

Come learn the basics of playing guitar at Cortelyou Library.

Learn the basics notes and chord progressions Learn how to turn your guitar using standard and digital tuners Be able to understand Chord Charts Will be able to play 1 to 2...
Learn Guitar at the Library

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

Tue, Dec 18   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: Toddler/Pre-K Art

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool

Encourage your child's creativity and curiosity with fun art activities. At each session we will explore a fun project designed for young children under the age of five.

Kids Create: Toddler/Pre-K Art

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)

Kids Create

Tue, Dec 18   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! 

Kids Create

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

Tue, Dec 18   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

The Ditmas Examiner is a program for high school students who want to cover their community, learn about journalism – and make a difference. We’ll produce a news web site and a print newspaper covering Ditmas Park and parts of Flatbush, Prospect...

The Ditmas Examiner Teen Writing Workshop

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

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
October 3rd through December 19th

 

آئیں ہمارے ساتھ اردو زبان میں کہانیاں سنیں اور گانے گائیں۔

پانچ سال تک کی...

Urdu Storytime اردو کہانی پروگرام

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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Dec 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults crochet

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 craft...

Crochet Circle

Chess Workshop

Wed, Dec 19   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

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

Kids reading is fundamental

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate. Ages 0 to 17 years old.  Youth will be allowed to choose a free book when they join RIF and on their birthday. Youth can earn additional books by borrowing and...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

After School Homework Help

Wed, Dec 19   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

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

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

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults english conversation group

Practice English in a conversation group at the Cortelyou Library.  Join other adults who are learning to speak English.

FREE!  No registration required.

English Conversation Group

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

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S Citizen we can help! Join our free exam preparation group.

ESL Citizenship Exam Preparation

DEC
20

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 20   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, playtime 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...

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

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

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 20   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, rhymes, playtime and songs! 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Chess Workshop

Thu, Dec 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

After School Homework Help

Thu, Dec 20   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

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 20   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

eBooks Basics

Thu, Dec 20   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

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

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