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DEC
17

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Three: The Renaissance)

Mon, Dec 17   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults book discussion

The Renaissance (volume 5 of The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
Our discussion will focus on Leonardo da Vinci as creative genius and Machiavelli as political genius.

Please join us for a three part series of...

History’s Highlights: A Reading and Discussion Series (Part Three: The Renaissance)

DEC
18

Library Lab: Static Electricity

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids library lab

“Hair-raising” activities with Static Electricity!

Library Lab: Static Electricity

DEC
19

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

DIY: Wraop Your Holiday Gifts

Wed, Dec 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens

Bring your holiday gifts to this workshop where we will decorate wrapping paper and gift tags for them!

DIY: Wraop Your Holiday Gifts

How to Edit Your Podcast

Wed, Dec 19   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 19   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
20

Sports Discussion Group

Thu, Dec 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join your fellow sports fans for an informal group to discuss the world of sports.

The discussions can range from historical conversations and trivia to the news of the day.

Whatever your favorite sport may be, please join us to...

Sports Discussion Group

Little Scientists

Thu, Dec 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for toddlers and preschoolers.

Little Scientists

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 20   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 20   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Dec 20   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

DEC
22

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

DEC
24

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Mon, Dec 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Explorer some basic email tips, get accustomed to navigating around your email address.

Sign up for email if you dont have an email address.

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

DEC
26

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Dec 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Movies at the Library: Miracle on 34th Street

Wed, Dec 26   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens

We will be watching the movie Miracle on 34th Street. Fun for the whole family!

Movies at the Library: Miracle on 34th Street

English Conversation Group

Wed, Dec 26   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

DEC
27

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Discovery Table is constructive and imaginative free play with DUPLO, train stations and other toys to discover for toddlers and preschoolers.

DISCOVERY TABLE

English Conversation Group

Thu, Dec 27   5:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults english conversation group

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

English Conversation Group

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

Thu, Dec 27   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults

Join others to share your thoughts and ideas through creative writing!  No registration required.

Creative Writing for English Language Learners

DEC
29

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

DEC
30

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Dec 30   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

DEC
31

Chess Workshop

Mon, Dec 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

JAN
2

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

JAN
3

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 3   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

JAN
5

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
6

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 6   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
7

Chess Workshop

Mon, Jan 7   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

JAN
8

Library Lab: Straw Rockets

Tue, Jan 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids library lab

Design your own paper rocket, launch it, and see how far it will fly!

Library Lab: Straw Rockets

JAN
9

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 9   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

JAN
10

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 10   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Jan 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Discovery Table is constructive and imaginative free play with DUPLO, train stations and other toys to discover for toddlers and preschoolers.

DISCOVERY TABLE

JAN
11

Watercolor Hour

Fri, Jan 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults arts and crafts

Join the Info Commons for a relaxing watercolor session and meet other art enthusiasts in Brooklyn. You can work on your own watercolor projects, paint from a still life, or simply do some coloring pages. All materials will be provided; if you...

Watercolor Hour

JAN
12

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

Sat, Jan 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults creative writing writing workshop

The Writhing Society meets to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented by ourselves and by other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians.

The Writhing Society combines a class...

The Writhing Society: A Salon for Constrained Writing Techniques

JAN
14

Chess Workshop

Mon, Jan 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Teens chess workshop table-top & board games

Learn to play the game of chess with instructor Vladimir Mazo in this weekly workshop! All ages welcome.

Chess Workshop

JAN
16

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

eBook Starter Session

Wed, Jan 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults e-books

Did you know you can check out ebooks and downloadable audiobooks free from the library? Whether you're new to ebooks completely or just not sure how to get them with your library card, stop by our drop-in session where a librarian will help you...

eBook Starter Session

JAN
17

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

JAN
19

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jan 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

JAN
20

Japanese Conversation Group

Sun, Jan 20   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Practice your Japanese language in an informal and fun setting

The class is free

No registration required.

As of June 2018 the Japanese Conversation Group Scedule class has changed.

There will be just 3 classes for...

Japanese Conversation Group

JAN
23

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jan 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years music reading is fundamental storytime

Storytime for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.  This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution.

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Wed, Jan 23   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 7

Adults world language conversation

Improve your Spanish in an informal and fun setting

This class covers the basic Spanish language.

The class is free

Spanish Conversation Group Beginners

Shooting Effective BROLL

Wed, Jan 23   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Expand your filmmaking toolkit by learning easy and effective tips on capturing beautiful B-ROLL footage for your documentary project or narrative film.

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Shooting Effective BROLL

JAN
24

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Kids

Standalone RIF program for ages 6-12.  Earn gift books by reading!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

DISCOVERY TABLE

Thu, Jan 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Discovery Table is constructive and imaginative free play with DUPLO, train stations and other toys to discover for toddlers and preschoolers.

DISCOVERY TABLE

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