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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

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

Make an appointment to meet with an attorney who will assist you in applying for citizenship

NYCitizenship provides free legal help with citizenship application, and financial counseling, at The New Utrecht Branch. As part of...

Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help

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

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

Little Scientists: Color Science

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years little scientists stem & steam storytime

Kids age 3-5 years and their caregivers can join us for hands-on science fun! We'll read stories and then experience science in action!

*Caregivers must remain with children for the entire program*

Little Scientists: Color Science

Speak Everyday English 日常英语基础班

Mon, Dec 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Class will be conducted in both Chinese and English.

...
Speak Everyday English    日常英语基础班

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

Story Play

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Internet Basics Class

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults adult learning computer basics techknowledge

Internet Basics is designed for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used.

This lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Internet Basics Class

Concert: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

Tue, Dec 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults music

Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons:

July -- Song of the reaper

August -- The harvest

September -- The hunt

October -- Autumn song

November -- Russian trojka

December -- Christmas waltz

 

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Concert: Tchaikovsky's The  Seasons   Svyatoslav Miloslavskiy, Pianist

High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning hse

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

Register
High School Equivalency (HSE) Screening

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults esol

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.  

American...

Speak English with Idioms 口语提高班

Tween Time

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Wide Open Concert Series

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults live music

Wide Open is an exceptional group of composer-improviser-performers that defies categorization. These seven musicians have performed in every musical genre imaginable and Wide Open’s unique instrumentation allows it to take the music in all...

Wide Open Concert Series

DEC
19

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 19   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Adult Game Time

Wed, Dec 19   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Internet Basics Class - Safety

Wed, Dec 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults computer basics internet safety techknowledge

Introduction to Internet safety is designed for those who are interested in protecting their privacy, and knowing how to safely navigate the internet.

Internet Basics Class - Safety

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

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Astronomy Night

Wed, Dec 19   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids astronomy stem & steam

We will be outside of the library with our telescope looking at different celestial bodies in the night sky! Take a look to see what you can find.

 

*this program is a weather-permitting program. It may be cancelled due to...

Astronomy Night

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

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

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

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

DEC
20

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

Story Play

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Birth to Five Years story play storytime

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and action rhymes. For kids age 0-5 and their caregivers.

Caregivers must be present for the entire storytime.

Story Play

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

Thu, Dec 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, Drama, 104 minutes)

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.

Movies @ the Library: The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

Tween Time

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Thu, Dec 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Learning Center

Adults adult learning literacy

Help Adult Learn to Read and Write!

We seek adults to train to become Volunteer Literacy Tutors. Volunteer Literacy Tutors at BPL Learning Centers tutor adults in our community who, for a variety of reasons, are still building their...

Literacy Volunteer Information Session

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

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Latin Dance Class

Fri, Dec 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Come join our Latin Dance Class where you will learn Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.

 

 

Latin Dance Class

Kids Create

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a different arts and crafts project every week! Create something fun and all your own.

Young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Create

Chess Workshop

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn how to play chess or improve your skills! Chess Instructor Jose will be at the library running a Chess Workshop for kids and teens.

Chess Workshop

Introduction to Poetry

Fri, Dec 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults poetry

Don’t know much about poetry?

Come and get familiar with the world’s greatest poets. 

 

 

Introduction to Poetry

DEC
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids storytime saturday storytime

Saturday Storytime is a storytime for everyone! Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for books, songs, and play.

Saturday Storytime

DEC
24

Preschool Storytime

Mon, Dec 24   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

DEC
26

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Wed, Dec 26   10:30 am to 1:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Don’t know how? We’ll teach you!

Supplies included.   Ages 10 - 110....

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club

Adult Game Time

Wed, Dec 26   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults

Anyone interested in games is welcome to participate in our adult game time. We have Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Sushi Go, Jenga, Clue, Scrabble, Clue, Uno, Tsuro, Scattergories, and more!

Come play games and meet some friends. Game...

Adult Game Time

Build with LEGO

Wed, Dec 26   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

Tween Time

Wed, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

Wed, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults citizenship

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Join our free exam preparation group!

For more information, call  718-236-4086 or 718-230-2007.

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation

DEC
27

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime for infants and toddlers ages birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood...

Babies & Books

Movies @ the Library: Alpha (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 27   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Adventure/Drama, 97 minutes)

In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf companion and starts a friendship that would change...

Movies @ the Library: Alpha (PG-13)

Tween Time

Thu, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Teens gaming for teens

Join us for an afternoon of gaming and technology play!

Tween Time

Travel Lecture: Exploring the World

Thu, Dec 27   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Exploring the World

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 27   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

Cancelled
ESOL Conversation Group

DEC
28

Story Play

Fri, Dec 28   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

ESOL Conversation Group

Fri, Dec 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Adults english conversation group esol

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

ESOL Conversation Group

Story Play

Fri, Dec 28   11:15 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

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